Food in History

Food in History

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by Reay Tannahill
     
 

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An enthralling world history of food from prehistoric times to the present. A favorite of gastronomes and history buffs alike, Food in History is packed with intriguing information, lore, and startling insights—like what cinnamon had to do with the discovery of America, and how food has influenced population growth and urban expansion.  See more details below

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An enthralling world history of food from prehistoric times to the present. A favorite of gastronomes and history buffs alike, Food in History is packed with intriguing information, lore, and startling insights—like what cinnamon had to do with the discovery of America, and how food has influenced population growth and urban expansion.

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**** The Stein and Day edition (1973) is cited in BCL3. A learned, witty and very readable world history of food and dining. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517884041
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
451,413
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.15(d)

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