''Covering 5,000 years of global history, How Food Made History traces the changing patterns of food production and consumption that have molded economic and social life and contributed fundamentally to the development of government and complex societies. Charts the changing technologies that have increased crop yields, enabled the industrial processing and preservation of food, and made transportation possible over great distances Considers social attitudes towards food, religious prohibitions, healthand nutrition, and the politics of distribution Offers a fresh understanding of world history through the discussion of food''--
How Food Made History
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author: Higman, B. W.
Book Type: NF
Dewey Classification: 394.1/209
Library of Congress Number: 2011022726
Number of Pages: 280
Place of Publication: 03
Publish Date: 2011/12/06
Publisher Imprint Code: BLACB
Publisher Name: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Returns Accepted?: Yes
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