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Food: A History Hardcover – December, 2001


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co (December 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0333901746
  • ISBN-13: 978-0333901748
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,478,017 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Felipe Fernandez Armesto has been a member of the Faculty of Modern History at Oxford University since 1983, was most recently Union Pacific Visiting Professor at the University of Minnesota. Honours won for his work on maritime and colonial history include the Caird Medal of the National Maritime Museum in 1997 and the John Carter Brown Medal in 1999. He is the author of numerous books, most notably Millenium: A History of the last Thousand Years (1995)and Civilizations (2000).

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By M. Buisman on August 1, 2007
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This book is a good read and will make you think twice about world history again. But with it's 250 pages it is too short and therefor it seems unfinished. It's a glimpse of what could have been cause you get the sense food has an even bigger and more important history.
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