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An Edible History of Humanity

By Tom Standage

An Edible History of Humanity
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  • Published in USA  May 2009,
    288 pages.

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  • Susan (Maple Grove MN)


    Focus on Food
    An Edible History of Humanity helped me look at food/agriculture and how it relates to industrialization, war and society in ways I had not before. Since I generally like histories that focus on a specific topic (e.g. salt, cod, coal), I found this book mostly enjoyable to read - there were, however, times when I felt more details than I wanted/needed were presented.
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