Food in history

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Stein and Day, 1973 - Cooking - 448 pages
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Surveys the evolution of man's diverse gastronomic habits, customs, and traditions against their cultural and historical background.

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This was a fun read, well-researched for the scope. - Goodreads
This is a fantastic reference book. - Goodreads
... will keep it around as reference. - Goodreads

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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

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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

Contents

Maps
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Introduction New Worlds and New Foods
236
The Americas
244
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