Food in History

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Crown Publishers, 1989 - Cooking - 424 pages
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A panoramic and entertaining survey of the significance of food through 50,000 years of world history, this is a completley revised, up-to-date edition of the classic deemed "fascinating" by the New York Times. 78 photos.

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A fabulous, broad overview of 10,000 years of the place of food in human history. Tannahill ties together the social, economic, and aesthetic importance of food and draws examples from throughout the world. I can't recommend it enough. Read full review


The Prehistoric World I
Changing the Face of the Earth
The Near East Egypt and Europe

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Tannahill was born and raised in Scotland and is a graduate of the University of Glasgow.

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