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FOOD IN CIVILIZATION : How History Has Been Affected By Human Tastes, Ritchie, Carson I. A.

Author Name    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 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Methuen Australia 1981

ISBN Number    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-

Price = 18.80 AUD

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