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Standage does it again. Cooks will enjoy it for learning the history behind their food. If you are a history teacher this is a must buy, it's filled with hundreds of anecdotes... Read morePublished 9 days ago by T Brown
This book was a wonderful read. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys reading non fiction for the pleasure of it. It was well written and fascinating. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jane B Night
The connection of food supplies with historic events is very enlighting. Where would we as Americans be If Columbus had not decided to go get some spices. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Harvey Owens
History books can be boring! Tom Standage writes for the young adult in all of us and does a great job of connecting food with historical events throughout history.Published 3 months ago by Michael Warren
Did you know that carrots were originally purple and white? Dutch horticulturalists created our beloved orange carrots in the 17th century in honor of William of Orange, who led... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Tanner Cole
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage
"An Edible History of Humanity" is the interesting history of the world through the transformative role of food. Read more
A fascinating study of food's impact on human history.
I highly recommend it.
P.S. I liked more "A History of the World in 6 Glasses"
An interesting summary of the impact of different foods on humanity in different history eras as described by the author.Published 8 months ago by Edward Hart
Anyone who has read much history and followed current events will learn little here. For those who haven't, this is a summary of many sources in one place - hence the three stars.Published 8 months ago by flo