Tannahill, Reay Food in History

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Food in History

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Spanning over half a million years, this describes the world history of food and the way in which food has influenced the whole course of human development.

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'A powerful spellbinder...gives us extraordinary insights into our past' (Colin Spencer in the Guardian)

'Wondrous' (Paul Levy in the Observer)

'The book that makes all your cookbooks make sense...Bulging with information, anecdote, scholarly detail and unscholarly wit. Cooks, historians, novelists, eaters: everyone should read this' (Nigella Lawson in the Spectator)

'A fascinating detective story' (Frances Bissell in The Times)

'Wit and erudition combine in a survey of man's search for food and how it has directed history and shaped the course of religion and society, exploration and technology. A banquet for everyone' (Observer)

'Meticulously researched and packed with interesting facts' (Time Out 2002-09-25)

About the Author:

Reay Tannahill was born and brought up in Scotland, and now lives in London. Her first historical novel, A DARK AND DISTANT SHORE, was an instant bestseller, and PASSING GLORY won the 1990 A Romantic Novel of the Year award.

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