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Category: Natural History -> Botany -> Inventory #18616
The Ordinary Genius : A Life of Arnold Platt
Hoeppner, Ken
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Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Place: Georgetown, ON, Canada
Year: 2007
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 0888644809
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Book Condition: New
Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published
The development of agriculture in Alberta owes much to Arnold W Platt, who set out to plant a seed of positive change. Whether as a plant breeder, an organiser for the Farmers' Union of Alberta, or a commissioner for the McPherson Royal Commission on Transportation, Platt applied his inventive and creative thinking to problems of rural development in twentieth century Alberta. In "The Ordinary Genius", Ken Hoeppner pays homage to the accomplishments of this modest man, whose life's work continues to resonate in farmlands across the Prairies. This detailed and thoroughly researched story will appeal to western history enthusiasts, agriculture specialists and farmers.308pp.
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