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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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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
The daily life of classical Greece and Rome, although separated from us by 2000 years, can be recreated in almost photographic detail. The Classical Cookbook is the first book ...
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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 - Social Science - 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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