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- 272 pages
- Food A History
- Felipe Fernández-Armesto
- 23 June 2014 Felipe Fernández-Armesto
❰PDF / Epub❯ ☂ Food A History Author Felipe Fernández-Armesto – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk In Near a Thousand Tables acclaimed food historian Felipe Fernández Armesto tells the fascinating story of food as cultural as well as culinary history a window on the history of mankind In this appe In Near a Thousand Tables acclaimed food historian Felipe Fernández Armesto tells the fascinating story of food as cultural as well as culinary history a window on the history of mankind In this appetizingly provocative Los Angeles Times book he guides readers through the eight great Food A MOBI :Þ revolutions in the world history of food the origins of cooking which set humankind on a course apart from other species; the ritualization of eating which brought magic and meaning into people's relationship with what they ate; the inception of herding and the invention of agriculture perhaps the two greatest revolutions of all; the rise of ineuality which led to the development of haute cuisine; the long range trade in food which practically alone broke down cultural barriers; the ecological exchanges which revolutionized the global distribution of plants and livestock; and finally the industrialization and globalization of mass produced food From prehistoric snail herding to Roman banuets to Big Macs to genetically modified tomatoes Near a Thousand Tables is a full course meal of extraordinary narrative brilliant insight and fascinating explorations that will satisfy the hungriest of readers.