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Dates : a global history

Author: Nawal Nasrallah
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2011.
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title is an informative and enjoyable account of the date and the date palm, following its journey from ancient Mesopotamia to the places where it is cultivated today. The book features many beautiful images, and is supplemented with more than a dozen recipes for savoury dishes, sweets and wine.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nawal Nasrallah
ISBN: 9781861897961 1861897960
OCLC Number: 670480402
Description: 136 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Looking After the Date --
2. Date Varieties --
3. 360 Uses of the Date Palm --
4. Eminent History of the Date --
5. Looking for the Date: A Bird's-Eye View --
6. Future of the Date.
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Nawal Nasrallah.

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'These are food memoirs, salacious and exotic, colourful, powdered, sweet, greasy and globe-trotting ... sharp and speedy little reads, spotted with off-kilter illustrations' - Chicago Tribune Read more...

 
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