In Near A Thousand Tables, Acclaimed Food Historian Felipe Fern Ndez Armesto Tells The Fascinating Story Of Food As Cultural As Well As Culinary History A Window On The History Of Mankind In This Appetizingly ProvocativeLos Angeles Timesbook, He Guides Readers Through The Eight Great Revolutions In The World History Of Food The Origins Of Cooking, Which Set Humankind On A Course Apart From Other Species The Ritualization Of Eating, Which Brought Magic And Meaning Into People S Relationship With What They Ate The Inception Of Herding And The Invention Of Agriculture, Perhaps The Two Greatest Revolutions Of All The Rise Of Inequality, Which Led To The Development Of Haute Cuisine The Long Range Trade In Food Which, Practically Alone, Broke Down Cultural Barriers The Ecological Exchanges, Which Revolutionized The Global Distribution Of Plants And Livestock And, Finally, The Industrialization And Globalization Of Mass Produced Food From Prehistoric Snail Herding To Roman Banquets To Big Macs To Genetically Modified Tomatoes, Near A Thousand Tables Is A Full Course Meal Of Extraordinary Narrative, Brilliant Insight, And Fascinating Explorations That Will Satisfy The Hungriest Of Readers.
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- 272 pages
- Near a Thousand Tables
- Felipe Fernández-Armesto
- 07 December 2017 Felipe Fernández-Armesto