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How Food Made History free pdf Covering 5,000 years of global history, How Food Made History traces the changing patterns of food production and consumption that have molded economic and social life and contributed fundamentally to the development of government and complex societies. * Charts the changing technologies that have increased crop yields, enabled the industrial processing and preservation of food, and made transportation possible over great distances * Considers social attitudes towards food, religious prohibitions, health and nutrition, and the politics of distribution * Offers a fresh understanding of world history through the discussion of food

About B. W. Higman

B. W. Higman is Emeritus Professor of the Australian National University and Emeritus Professor of the University of the West Indies. He has published several books on the history of slavery and the social and economic history of the Caribbean. He has taught courses on world food history, and is the author of Jamaican Food: History, Biology, Culture (2008).

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Author : B. W. Higman
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 07 October 2011
ISBN : 1405189479
EAN : 9781405189477
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 280 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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