An Edible History of Humanity

By | October 19, 2019
An Edible History of Humanity Author Tom Standage
ISBN-10 0802719910
ISBN-13 9780802719911
Year 2010-05-03
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Bloomsbury USA
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More than simply sustenance food historically has been a kind of technology changing the course of human progress by helping to build empires promote industrialization and decide the outcomes of wars Tom Standage draws on archaeology anthropology and economics to reveal how food has helped shape and transform societies around the world from the emergence of farming in China by 7500 b c to the use of sugar cane and corn to make ethanol today An Edible History of Humanity is a fully satisfying account of human history

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