Food in History

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Stein and Day, Jan 1, 1973 - Dinners and dining - 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 is comprehensive and very well researched. - Goodreads
This is a fantastic reference book. - Goodreads
This was a fun read, well-researched for the scope. - Goodreads
A friend of mine gave me this as a reference guide. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ingrid Hardy - Goodreads

I read this book a few years ago (softcover book), and it sits as a treasured book in my collection (I'd like to have a hard cover of it one day). This is a fantastic reference book. It begins where ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anna Knutson - Goodreads

So good! Probably the most readable lighthearted non-fiction I've ever read. Comprehensive from the Palaeolithic era to modern times but full of little weird details and facts. A great read for beefing up your scrabble power! Read full review


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