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Author Fernández-Armesto, Felipe.

Title Near a thousand tables : a history of food / Felipe Fernández-Armesto.

Imprint New York : The Free Press, c2002.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  TX353 .F437 2002    Available  ---
Description xiii, 258 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.[225]-245) and index.
Contents Invention of cooking: the first revolution -- Meaning of eating: food as rite and magic -- Breeding to eat: the herding revolution: from "collecting" food to "producing" it -- Edible earth: managing plant life for food -- Food and rank: inequality and the rise of haute cuisine -- Edible horizon: food and the long-range exchange of culture -- Challenging evolution: food and ecological exchange -- Feeding the giants: food and industrialization in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Subject Food -- History.
ISBN 0743226445 (hc)