The Book of Wheat: An Economic History and Practical Manual of the Wheat Industry

Peter Tracy Dondlinger


This work details the history of the grain trade as it was practiced in the United States up to the early 1900s. Author, Peter Tracy Dondlinger was an appreciated educator and author. He was born on October 26, 1877 and went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts at National Normal University in 1899. Soon after he earned a doctorate from Yale in 1904. He was a professor of Mathematics at several institutions, including Uraina Normal College and Fairmount College, Wichita, Kansas, 1904-1906. Before he passed away on October 4, 1954, he served as the President of the Stamford Museum, from 1951-1953. Dondlinger was a member of numerous societies, especially related to agriculture and science, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Breeders Association, National Geography Society, American Forestry Association, and even the American Economic Association.

This new edition is dedicated to Professor Alfonso Sánchez, the keen and perceptive editor of World Food Policy.