Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present, 1st Edition

  • Christopher Cumo
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  • ISBN-10: 1440835373
  • ISBN-13: 9781440835377
  • DDC: 641.3003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 451 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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About

Overview

Serving students and general readers alike, this encyclopedia addresses the myriad and profound ways foods have shaped the world we inhabit, from prehistory to the present. The book presents nearly 100 entries on foods that have shaped history—fascinating topics that are rarely addressed in detail in traditional history texts. In learning about foods and their importance, readers will gain valuable insight into other areas such as religious movements, literature, economics, technology, and the human condition itself.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
Contents._x000D_
Alphabetical List of Entries._x000D_
Topical List of Entries._x000D_
Preface._x000D_
Introduction._x000D_
Timeline._x000D_
1: Apple._x000D_
2: Banana._x000D_
3: Beans._x000D_
4: Beef._x000D_
5: Beer._x000D_
6: Bread._x000D_
7: Breakfast Cereal._x000D_
8: Burrito._x000D_
9: Butter and Other Fats._x000D_
10: Cake._x000D_
11: Canned Foods._x000D_
12: Cassava._x000D_
13: Cheese._x000D_
14: Chicken._x000D_
15: Chickpea._x000D_
16: Chili._x000D_
17: Chocolate._x000D_
18: Chop Suey._x000D_
19: Cider._x000D_
20: Cinnamon._x000D_
21: Citrus Fruits._x000D_
22: Coca-Cola._x000D_
23: Coconut._x000D_
24: Coffee._x000D_
25: Cookie._x000D_
26: Corn._x000D_
27: Corn Syrup and High Fructose Corn Syrup._x000D_
28: Date._x000D_
29: Duck._x000D_
30: Dumplings._x000D_
31: Egg._x000D_
32: Enchilada._x000D_
33: Fish._x000D_
34: French Fries._x000D_
35: Frozen Food._x000D_
36: Garlic._x000D_
37: Goose._x000D_
38: Honey._x000D_
39: Hopping John._x000D_
40: Hot Dog._x000D_
41: Ice Cream._x000D_
42: Ketchup._x000D_
43: Kool-Aid._x000D_
44: Lentils._x000D_
45: Macaroni and Cheese._x000D_
46: Milk._x000D_
47: Millet._x000D_
48: Molasses._x000D_
49: Mushrooms._x000D_
50: Mutton and Lamb._x000D_
51: Nuts._x000D_
52: Oats._x000D_
53: Olive and Olive Oil._x000D_
54: Onion._x000D_
55: Orange Juice._x000D_
56: Organic Foods._x000D_
57: Palm Oil._x000D_
58: Pancakes._x000D_
59: Pasta._x000D_
60: Pea._x000D_
61: Peanut._x000D_
62: Peanut Butter._x000D_
63: Pepper._x000D_
64: Pineapple._x000D_
65: Pizza._x000D_
66: Pork._x000D_
67: Potato._x000D_
68: Potato Chip._x000D_
69: Rice._x000D_
70: Rice Liquor._x000D_
71: Rye._x000D_
72: Salsa._x000D_
73: Salt._x000D_
74: Sandwich._x000D_
75: Sorghum._x000D_
76: Soup._x000D_
77: Soybeans and Their Foods._x000D_
78: Spam._x000D_
79: Sugar._x000D_
80: Sweet Potato._x000D_
81: Taco._x000D_
82: Tea._x000D_
83: Tomato._x000D_
84: Tortilla._x000D_
85: Turkey._x000D_
86: Turnip._x000D_
87: Vanilla._x000D_
88: Vitamin Pill._x000D_
89: Watermelon._x000D_
90: Weight Loss Products._x000D_
91: Whiskey._x000D_
92: Wine._x000D_
93: Yam._x000D_
Bibliography._x000D_
Index._x000D_
About the Author._x000D_