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Author Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe

Title Near a thousand tables : a history of food / Felipe Fernandez-Armesto.

Imprint New York : The Free Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  641.3009 F391n 2002    ---  Available
Description xiii, 258 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.[225]-245) and index.
Contents Invention of cooking : the first revolution -- Meaning of eating : food as rite and magic -- Breeding to eat : the herding revolution : from "collecting" food to "producing" it -- Edible earth : managing plant life for food -- Food and rank : inequality and the rise of haute cuisine -- Edible horizon : food and the long-range exchange of culture -- Challenging evolution: food and ecological exchange -- Feeding the giants : food and industrialization in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Subject Food -- History.
ISBN 0965435334 (pbk.)
0743226445 (hc)

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