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Empires of food

Evan D. G. Frase

Empires of food

how civilizations revolve around the dinner table

by Evan D. G. Frase

  • 179 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food -- History,
  • Food supply -- History,
  • Agriculture -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEvan D.G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas.
    ContributionsRimas, Andrew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX353 .F77 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23994380M
    ISBN 101439101892
    ISBN 109781439101896
    LC Control Number2009051513
    OCLC/WorldCa464593310

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In energetic prose, agricultural expert Evan D.G. Fraser and 4/5(41). "Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilization" by Evan D.G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas discusses food related issues through out history.

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10 reviews. More than 1 year ago. Good read. A large section of notes. Well documented. More than 1 year : HarperCollins Publishers. Empires of Food Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations (Book): Frase, Evan D.

G.: We are what we eat: this aphorism contains a profound truth about civilization, one that has played out on the world historical stage over many millennia of human endeavor.

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