Food in History (Penguin Cookery Library)

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9780140469219: Food in History (Penguin Cookery Library)

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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An enthralling world history of food from prehistoric times to the present. A favorite of gastronomes and history buffs alike, Food in History is packed with intriguing information, lore, and startling insights--like what cinnamon had to do with the discovery of America, and how food has influenced population growth and urban expansion.

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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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Published by Penguin Books (1991)
ISBN 10: 0140469214 ISBN 13: 9780140469219
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