Ritchie, Carson I. A.
Title FOOD IN CIVILIZATION : How History Has Been Affected By Human Tastes
Binding Hardcover and Dustjacket
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition First Australian Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Methuen Australia 1981
0454003315 / 9780454003314
Seller ID 012258
192pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped. Plain ochre boards mildly bumped on upper foredge corner. Minimal flecks on textblock edges, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. From the jacket flap: "The heritage of man has been shaped far less by wars, by geography, or by culture than it has by food . . . How man has climbed the ladder of civilization on the rungs of the foods he has cultivated - whether by agriculture, taste, or war - makes for an insightful and unique work." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 14 chapters. Book weight approx. 435g.
Social Studies, Human Studies, Civilization, Food Habits, Human History, Nutrition, Food Sources, Ritchie, Carson I.A., 1928-