A History of Food download free [PDF and Ebook] by Maguelonne Toussaint Samat

A History of Food download free [PDF and Ebook] by Maguelonne Toussaint Samat year 2008
  • Book name: A History of Food
  • Author: Maguelonne Toussaint Samat
  • Release date: 2008/2/15
  • Publisher: JOHN WILEY AND SONS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Food and Drink
  • ISBN: 9781405181198
  • Rating: 9.91 of 10
  • Votes: 75
  • Review by: Sariah Hillman
  • Review rating: 9.59 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/28
  • Total pages: 776
  • Includes a PDF summary of 65 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The story of cuisine and the social history of eating is a fascinating one, and Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat covers all its aspects in this classic history. New expanded edition of a classic book, originally published to great critical acclaim from Raymond Blanc, The New York Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent and more Tells the story of man's relationship with food from earliest times to the present day Includes a new foreword by acclaimed food writer Betty Fussell, a preface by the author, updated bibliography, and a new chapter bringing the story up to date New edition in jacketed hardback, with c.70 illustrations and a new glossy color plate section 'Indispensable, and an endlessly fascinating book. The view is staggering. Not a book to digest at one or several sittings. Savor it instead, one small slice at a time, accompanied by a very fine wine.' -New York Times 'This book is not only impressive for the knowledge it provides, it is unique in its integration of historical anecdotes and factual data. It is a marvellous reference to a great many topics.' -Raymond Blanc 'Quirky, encyclopaedic, and hugely entertaining. A delight.'-Sunday Telegraph 'It's the best book when you are looking for very clear but interesting stories. Everything is cross-referenced to an extraordinary degree, which is great because the information given is so complex and interweaving.' -The Independent 'A History of Food is a monumental work, a prodigious feat of careful scholarship, patient research and attention to detail. Full of astonishing but insufficiently known facts.' -Times Higher Education Supplement
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 39H39M43S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sociology: Family & Relationships, Food & Drink, General & World History
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, FB2, WORD, LRF, OEB, TXT, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, ARJ, RAR, TAR.BZ2
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 54.46 USD
  • Dimensions: 179x253x40mm
  • Weight: 1,708g
  • Printed by: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Published in: Chicester, United Kingdom
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