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An edible history of humanity

Author: Tom Standage; George K Wilson
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media Inc., ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout history, food has done more than simply provide sustenance. It has acted as a tool of social transformation, political organization, geopolitical competition, industrial development, military conflict, and economic expansion. An edible history of humanity is an account of how food has helped to shape societies around the world, from the emergence of farming in China by 7,500 BCE to today's use of sugar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Standage; George K Wilson
ISBN: 9781400113088 1400113083 9781400163083 1400163080
OCLC Number: 320799369
Notes: Title from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 10:30:00.
Performer(s): Read by George K. Wilson.
Description: 9 audio discs (10.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Tom Standage.

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Throughout history, food has done more than simply provide sustenance. It has acted as a tool of social transformation, political organization, geopolitical competition, industrial development, military conflict, and economic expansion. An edible history of humanity is an account of how food has helped to shape societies around the world, from the emergence of farming in China by 7,500 BCE to today's use of sugar cane and corn to make ethanol.

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