Silk production

Who produced silk in 1838 Lacedaemon? Map them with a Heurist database.

Where did cotton grow?

Where did cotton grow in 1838 Lacedaemon? A Heurist database can help map the answer.

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KW: history; agriculture; environment; Greece; interwar

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“Considering how best to spend their limited funds, the Italians had fallen back on intensive quinine therapy, a time-honored resource with a history of 300 years of continual defeat.”
L.W. Hackett, “Once Upon a Time. Presidential Address,” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 9 (1960): 110-11.