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Near a Thousand Tables

A History of Food

Near a Thousand Tables( )
Author: Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe
ISBN:978-0-7432-2740-7
Publication Date:Sep 2003
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

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 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...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Cooking / Essays & Narratives
Cooking / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.522 Pounds



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