Food in World History
Providing a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and consumption throughout the world from ancient times to present day, this book examines the globalization of food and explores the political, social and environmental implications of our changing relationship with food.
Including numerous case studies from diverse societies and periods, Food in World History examines and focuses on:
This concise and readable survey not only presents a simple history of food and its consumption, but also provides a unique examination of world history itself.
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Review: Food in World History (Themes in World History)User Review - Scott - Goodreads
Fine as a high-level survey of food history, but ultimately more of a reference, not great for reading straight through. Read full review