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A history of food / Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat ; translated by Anthea Bell.

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Robertson Library TX353.T734E5 2009 37348007032212 STACKS Available -
Subject: Nutrition > Social aspects > History.
Food > History.
Food supply > History.

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  • ISBN: 1405181192
  • ISBN: 9781405181198
  • Physical Description: xx, 756 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: New expanded ed.
  • Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

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General Note: Translation of: Histoire naturelle & morale de la nourriture.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 723-732) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Collecting gathering hunting -- Stock-breeding arable farming: meat, milk, cereals -- The three sacramental foods: oil, bread, wine -- The economy of the markets -- Luxury foods -- The era of the merchants -- New needs: sugar, chocolate, coffee, tea -- Orchards and kitchen gardens -- Science and conscience in the diet.

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