FOOD IN CIVILIZATION : How History Has Been Affected By Human Tastes

By: Ritchie, Carson I. A.

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192pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped. Plain ochre boards mildly bumped on upper foredge corner. Minimal flecks on textblock edges, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. From the jacket flap: "The heritage of man has been shaped far less by wars, by geography, or by culture than it has by food . . . How man has climbed the ladder of civilization on the rungs of the foods he has cultivated - whether by agriculture, taste, or war - makes for an insightful and unique work." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 14 chapters. Book weight approx. 435g.

Title: FOOD IN CIVILIZATION : How History Has Been Affected By Human Tastes

Author Name: Ritchie, Carson I. A.

Categories: Cookery/Food and Wine, Social History,

Edition: First Australian Edition

Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Methuen Australia: 1981

ISBN Number: 0454003315

ISBN Number 13: 9780454003314

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012258

Keywords: Social Studies, Human Studies, Civilization, Food Habits, Human History, Nutrition, Food Sources, Ritchie, Carson I.A., 1928-