, an associate professor of history
in West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
, will speak on “Globalized Agriculture: A Historical Perspective” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in 2001 Agricultural Sciences Building. Hosted by the WVU Davis College’s Plant and Soil Science Club
, the presentation is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.
Tauger is the author of Agriculture in World History, part of the Routledge Press Series, Themes in World History. The book “examines the ways that urban societies have both exploited and supported farmers, and together have endured the environmental changes and crises that threatened food production.”