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Food in History

Food in History
Author: Reay Tannahill
ISBN 13: 9780517884041
ISBN 10: 517884046
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Broadway Books
Publication Date: 1995-05-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $18.00

An enthralling world history of food from prehistoric times to the present. A favorite of gastronomes and history buffs alike, Food in History is packed with intriguing information, lore, and startling insights--like what cinnamon had to do with the discovery of America, and how food has influenced population growth and urban expansion.


**** The Stein and Day edition (1973) is cited in BCL3. A learned, witty and very readable world history of food and dining. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)