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The Cambridge World History of Food

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Ranging from the eating habits of our prehistoric ancestors to food-related policy issues we face today, this work covers the full spectrum of foods that have been hunted, gathered, cultivated, and domesticated; their nutritional make-up and uses; and their impact on cultures and demography.

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Part V - Food and Drink Around the World
Part VI - The Social and Cultural Uses of Food
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Encyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present

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Encyclopedia of World Trade

This exhaustive four-volume set is the definitive reference on the history of trade in all time periods. It traces the historical and contemporary interaction of trade, commerce, and culture in fascinating detail.



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Cover image for Eating identities : reading food in Asian American literature / Wenying Xu. Cover image for Shakespeare and the language of food : a dictionary / Joan Fitzpatrick.
PS153 .A84 X8 2008 PR3069 .F64 F59 2011 PN6071.F6 B47 2014 PN6071.F6 B47 2015
TX714 .C745 2006

TX714 .S42 2005

TX714 .B64128 2014 TX631 .G524 2014
Image result for american food writing Cover image for Kitchen confidential [electronic resource] : adventures in the culinary underbelly / Anthony Bourdain.
TX714 .A4585 2007

GN799.F6 A73 2015

TX649.B58 A3 2007

TP548 .O76 2015

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