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Food: A History By Dr. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Food: A History
by Dr. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

This study delves into the history of how we eat and why we eat what we do.

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Food: A History Summary


A delicious and intriguing history of food and society From the bestselling author of Civilizations and Millennium, comes a book which delves into the rich history of how we eat and why we eat what we do. In this delicious narrative, we are taken on a journey from the start of humanity right through to the industrialism of the modern age. Starting with the revolutionary notion of our decision to cook our food, Fernandez-Armesto introduces us to the revolutions which influenced our culinary habits today. With customary verve, our guide vividly describes how food changed and changed us through the centuries, on the way explaining why 'You are what you eat.'A witty and intelligent blend of the best historical and culinary writing, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto's Food is a piquant dish of spice, zest and mouth-watering writing

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GOR001576378
Food: A History
Dr. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2002-11-08
320
033049144X
9780330491440
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