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Review: Food in History

User Review  - Radhika - Goodreads

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

Review: Food in History

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

This book covers a lot of ground. It's the history of food in almost every major cultural context. It wasn't dry, and the information was presented in digestable chunks. It's a great overview of how and why we eat what we do, through all periods of history. Read full review

Review: Food in History

User Review  - Tina Ye - Goodreads

So far so good... a wildly entertaining read for the commute. (At least for me.) Should be required reading for anyone who wants to sound like a total food geek at cocktail parties. You will be able ... Read full review

Review: Food in History

User Review  - Antun Karlovac - Goodreads

This is a very comprehensive book about food from prehistory to the modern world. Pretty much everything is covered right from pre-farming days, although the book doesn't really go into detail about ... Read full review

Review: Food in History

User Review  - Pancha - Goodreads

Spans the history of food from speculation about prehistory to speculation about the future. While Asia and the Americas do get a fair bit of coverage, info on Africa is pretty sparse, while Europe ... Read full review

Review: Food in History

User Review  - Lorri - Goodreads

I enjoy food histories and this was no exception. There were a few points that disagreed with other histories, most notably the idea that man once used spice to disguise rancid meat. (Jack Turner's ... Read full review

Review: Food in History

User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

Read this for my Food in History course at college and really enjoyed it. Here and there it's a bit repetitive, so I gave it the four stars instead of five because the writing could be tightened a bit ... Read full review

Review: Food in History

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. It's written in a very accessible, style, and I appreciated the author's dry wit. She covers the history of food, from agricultural to culinary to cultural aspects, in most ... Read full review

Review: Food in History

User Review  - Russ - Goodreads

Very interesting read - fascinating stuff. Suffers a little from "ending" in the 80s and spending a fair amount of time on that era. Read full review


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