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Cuisine and Culture free pdf This is an illuminating account of how history shapes our diets. Throughout history, food has played a critical and defining part in individual cultures and the overall development of civilization. "Cuisine and Culture" presents an engaging, informative, and amazing story of the interaction among history, culture, and food that draws connections between major historical events and how and why these events affected and defined the culinary traditions of different societies. Covering prehistory and the earliest societies around the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers to today's celebrity chefs, "Cuisine and Culture" is a multicultural and multiethnic approach to food and history, providing enlightening answers to many such questions as: How did the French establish a notable reputation in world cuisine? Where does American cuisine have its roots? How has food been used to control populations and as a weapon during war? How did the Romans come to believe cinnamon grew in swamps guarded by giant killer bats? Why did some restaurants print their own money? Complete with sample recipes and menus, as well as revealing photographs and illustrations, "Cuisine and Culture" is an important resource for people interested in food history.

About L. Civitello

LINDA CIVITELLO has an M.A. in History from U.C.L.A. and has taught food history in California.

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Author : L. Civitello
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 28 August 2003
ISBN : 0471202800
EAN : 9780471202806
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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