Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present (Hardback)
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Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present (Hardback)

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Hardback 451 Pages / Published: 30/06/2015
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Serving students and general readers alike, this encyclopedia addresses the myriad and profound ways foods have shaped the world we inhabit, from prehistory to the present.


* Overviews the foods that have changed the world from prehistory to the present

* Gives attention to the relationships between foods and religious movements, such as the connections between fish, bread, and wine and the rise of Christianity

* Enables readers to grasp the connections between the history of foods and the Columbian Exchange

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440835360
Number of pages: 451
Weight: 1157 g
Dimensions: 254 x 180 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"With broad, easy-to-read coverage, this well-written resource is recommended for high-school students and undergraduates as well as the general public interested in the relationship of the history of food to culture." - Booklist
"The text is written in a clear, engaging style with interesting yet relevant anecdotes. . . . Summing Up: Recommended. All readership levels." - Choice

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