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An edible history of humanity

by Tom Standage

  • 291 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Walker & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food habits -- History,
  • Food preferences -- History,
  • Agriculture -- History,
  • Food -- Symbolic aspects,
  • Food -- Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTom Standage.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT2850 .S73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23164901M
    ISBN 109780802715883
    LC Control Number2009005610
    OCLC/WorldCa310224837

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