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A Movable Feast free pdf Pepper was once worth its weight in gold. Onions have been used to cure everything from sore throats to foot fungus. White bread was once considered too nutritious. From hunting water buffalo to farming salmon, A Movable Feast chronicles the globalization of food over the past ten thousand years. This engaging history follows the path that food has taken throughout history and the ways in which humans have altered its course. Beginning with the days of hunter-gatherers and extending to the present world of genetically modified chickens, Kenneth F. Kiple details the far-reaching adventure of food. He investigates food's global impact, from the Irish potato famine to the birth of McDonald's. Combining fascinating facts with historical evidence, this is a sweeping narrative of food's place in the world. Looking closely at geographic, cultural and scientific factors, this book reveals how what we eat has transformed over the years from fuel to art.

About Kenneth F. Kiple

Kenneth F. Kiple is a Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. His edited collections include The Cambridge Historical Dictionary of Disease (2003)- The Cambridge World History of Food (2000, with Kriemhild Conee Ornelas)- Biological Consequences of European Expansion 1450-1800 (1997, with Stephen V. Beck)- Plague, Pox, and Pestilence: Disease in History (1997)- The Cambridge History of World Disease (1993)- and The African Exchange: Toward a Biological History of Black People (1987). Kiple is author of The Caribbean Slave: A Biological History (1984)- Another Dimension to the Black Diaspora: Diet, Disease, and Racism (1981)- and Blacks in Colonial Cuba 1774-1899 (1976, with Virginia Himmelsteib King). His considerable body of written w

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Author : Kenneth F. Kiple
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 12 August 2013
ISBN : 1107657458
EAN : 9781107657458
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 381 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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