How food made history

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Wiley-Blackwell , Chichester, West Sussex : Malden, MA
Food, HISTORY / Social History, Food habits, Hi
StatementB. W. Higman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT2850 .H46 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25287722M
ISBN 139781405189484, 9781405189477
LC Control Number2011022726

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Delve into this captivating collection of the world's most iconic menus which reveal not just the story of food but periods of history, famous works of literature, notable events, and celebrity figures from prehistoric times up to the modern day.

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About this book. How food made history book Covering 5, years of global history, How Food Made History traces the changing patterns of food production and consumption that have molded economic and social life and contributed fundamentally to the development of government and complex societies.

Charts the changing technologies that have increased crop yields, enabled. The history of food is not about spending $ at a Ducasse restaurant, or going to the new three-star restaurant in Copenhagen with its imaginatively inventive terroir – that’s not what the history of food is about.

Gastronomy is only a small part of the history of food.

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It's probably the most remarkable book on the subject I have ever had the pleasure of reading." (Mostly Food Journal, October ) Praise for the First Edition: "Indispensable, and an endlessly fascinating book.

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Food falls under the category of both need and a want, a necessity and a pleasure, an essential part of human existence and a delight. This duality gives it depth, and beyond warming a hungry belly or enticing an experienced palate, it shapes and is shaped by society, economics, politics, and simply put, history.

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An enthralling world history of food from prehistoric times to the present. A favorite of gastronomes and history buffs alike, Food in History is packed with intriguing information, lore, and startling insights--like what cinnamon had to do with the discovery of America, and how food has influenced population growth and urban expansion.4/5().

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