Food in History (Paperback)
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Short Description for Food in History From how pepper contributed to the fall of the Roman Empire to how the turkey got its name to what cinnamon had to do with the discovery of America, this enthralling history of foods is packed with intriguing information, lore, and startling insights about how food has influenced world events. Illustrations.
- Published: 01 May 2000
- Format: Paperback 424 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780517884041 ISBN 10: 0517884046
- Sales rank: 88,859
Full description for Food in History
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.