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An edible history of humanity

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books Ltd., 2012, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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. In An Edible History of Humanity Tom Standage serves up a hugely satisfying account of ways in which food has, indirectly, helped to shape and transform societies around the world. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Standage, Tom.
Edible history of humanity.
London : Atlantic Books Ltd., 2012, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Standage
ISBN: 9781782391654 1782391657
OCLC Number: 829461956
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations map
Responsibility: Tom Standage.

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The bestselling author of A History of the World in 6 Glasses brilliantly shows how foods have transformed human culture through the ages. This book is a must-read for readers of books by Simon  Read more...

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