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The breakfast book

Author: Andrew Dalby
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In search of what people have thought and written about breakfast-and tasted, Andrew Dalby traces the meal's origins back to the Neolithic revolution.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Dalby
OCLC Number: 1148012921
Description: 1 online resource (232 pages : illustrations (chiefly color))
Contents: Prologue: Four breakfasts --
Breakfast: origin, evolution and name --
Breakfast through time --
Breakfast across space --
Variables --
Feeling for breakfast --
Epilogue: Damer's muffins.
Responsibility: Andrew Dalby.


In this book, Andrew Dalby traces breakfast back to Neolithic times, and follows the trail of toast crumbs from the ancient Near East and classical Greece to modern Europe, the usa and across the  Read more...


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'To dip into this compendium is to be forcefully and happily reminded that breakfast, the full English or otherwise, should be the best meal of the day ... the art is handsomely reproduced ... Read more...

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