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A Historical Dictionary of Indian Food (Oxford India Collection) Paperback – February 7, 2002

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Anyone who cares about food history, especially Indian food history, will be hard oressed to put it down. Achaya's knowledge is encyclopedic and ranges across several languages, making this a very rich work. -- R.W. Lucky, The Asian Foodbookery, Summer 1999 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

K. T. Achaya is a leading authority on Indian food. He has pursued scientific research in the areas of oilseeds, vegetable oils, processed foods, and nutrition. He is the author of several books on nutrition.

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Product Details

  • Series: Oxford India Collection
  • Paperback: 364 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (February 7, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 019565868X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195658682
  • Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 0.9 x 5.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.9 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #918,425 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By dsp108 on November 4, 2010
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Fascinating and hard to find information. It is clearly a labour of love for the author. The kind of book you will pick up and refer to again and again.
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