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 was a fun read, well-researched for the scope. - Goodreads
This is a fantastic reference book. - Goodreads
... will keep it around as reference. - Goodreads

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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  - Radhika - Goodreads

A fabulous, broad overview of 10,000 years of the place of food in human history. Tannahill ties together the social, economic, and aesthetic importance of food and draws examples from throughout the world. I can't recommend it enough. Read full review

Contents

Maps
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Introduction New Worlds and New Foods
236
The Americas
244
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