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

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 General Collection TX353 .F437 2004  AVAILABLE
xi, 258 pages ; 22 cm
EditionFirst Free Press trade paperback edition.
NoteIncludes bibliographical references (pages [225]-245) and index.
ContentsInvention 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.
SubjectFood -- History.
Alt TitleNear one thousand tables
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