The Thief at the End of the World: Rubber, Power, and the Seeds of Empire

Category: Engineering
Author: Joe Jackson
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by kwindla   2019-04-28
And rubber.

_The Thief at the end of the World_, the story of "bio-pirate" Henry Wickham, who smuggled rubber seeds out of Brazil in the 1870s, is a great read.[0]

[0]-https://www.amazon.com/Thief-End-World-Rubber-Empire/dp/0670...