An Edible History of Humanity, Paperback Book

An Edible History of Humanity Paperback



Throughout history, food has done more than simply provide sustenance.

It has acted as a tool of social transformation, political organization, geopolitical competition, industrial development, military conflict and economic expansion.

In An Edible History of Humanity Tom Standage serves up a hugely satisfying account of ways in which food has, indirectly, helped to shape and transform societies around the world.

It is a dazzling account of gastronomic revolutions from pre-history to the present.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 13 Integrated b/w
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
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  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9781843546351



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