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Empire of Pleasures: Luxury and Indulgence in the Roman World

Andrew Dalby - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 335 pages
This text envelops the reader in a world devoted to the fulfilment of the senses, recapturing the Roman Empire as it was sensed and imaged by those who lived in it. It presents ...
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Food in the Ancient World from A to Z

Andrew Dalby - Fiction - 2003 - 408 pages
Sensual, yet pre-eminently functional, food is of intrinsic interest to us all, and was a necessity and pleasure in ancient times as well. In this informative and entertaining ...
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Dangerous Tastes: The Story of Spices

Andrew Dalby - Cooking - 2000 - 184 pages
"Delightful and complex. When Dalby blends the spices, the result is unique and irresistible."--Alan Davidson, author of The Oxford Companion to Food
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Language in Danger: The Loss of Linguistic Diversity and the Threat to Our ...

Andrew Dalby - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 328 pages
Dalby projects that 2,500 languages will be lost over the course of this century, and makes the case for the vital importance of linguistic diversity. He presents a far-ranging ...
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The Classical Cookbook

Andrew Dalby, Sally Grainger - Cooking - 1996 - 144 pages
Explores the cuisine of the Mediterranean in ancient times from 750 B.C. to A.D. 450.
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Bacchus: A Biography

Andrew Dalby - Fiction - 2004 - 166 pages
This is the life story of the wine god Bacchus-seducer, magician, and merrymaker-as never told before. Tales of his bizarre birth from a womb fashioned in his father Zeus's ...
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Venus: A Biography

Andrew Dalby - Fiction - 2005 - 158 pages
The life story of the irresistibly beautiful love-goddess Venus--sensual, sexy, and seductive--as never told before.
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Cheese: A Global History

Andrew Dalby - Cooking - 2009 - 128 pages
Take a slice of bread. It’s perfectly okay in and of itself. Maybe it has a nice, crisp crust or the scent of sourdough. But really, it’s kind of boring. Now melt some cheese ...
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The Breakfast Book

Andrew Dalby - Cooking - 2013 - 232 pages
You’ve heard it from doctors, nutritionists, and your mom: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s also one of the most diverse, varying greatly from family to ...
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