Food in History

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Crown Publishers, 1989 - Cooking - 424 pages
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A panoramic and entertaining survey of the significance of food through 50,000 years of world history, this is a completley revised, up-to-date edition of the classic deemed "fascinating" by the New York Times. 78 photos.

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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

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Tannahill was born and raised in Scotland and is a graduate of the University of Glasgow.

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