Spanning over half a million years, this lively account describes the world history of food and the way in which food has influenced the whole course of human development. Full of intriguing information and insights, it reveals how pepper contributed to the fall of the Roman empire; how a new kind of plough helped to spark off the Crusades; why the cow became sacred in India; why stir-fry cooking was invented; how the turkey got its name. This book confirms that food is still, as it always has been, not only inseperable ...

Food in History 2002, Headline Book Publishing, London

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Food in History 1995, Broadway Books, New York, NY

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Food in History 1991, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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Food in History 1989, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York, NY

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Food in History 1988, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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Food in history 1983, Stein and Day, New York

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Food in history. - 1973, Stein and Day, New York

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Food in History 1973, Methuen Publishing Ltd, London

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