Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present

Editor/Author Cumo, Christopher
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $100.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $150.00
ISBN: 978-1-44-083536-0
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 50
Book Status: Available
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Written with the needs of students in mind, Foods That Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present presents 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.

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Table of Contents

  • Topical List of Entries
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Timeline
  • A
  • Apple
  • B
  • Banana
  • Beans
  • Beef
  • Beer
  • Bread
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Burrito
  • Butter and Other Fats
  • C
  • Cake
  • Canned Foods
  • Cassava
  • Cheese
  • Chicken
  • Chickpea
  • Chili
  • Chocolate
  • Chop Suey
  • Cider
  • Cinnamon
  • Citrus Fruits
  • Coca-Cola
  • Coconut
  • Coffee
  • Cookie
  • Corn
  • Corn Syrup and High Fructose Corn Syrup
  • D
  • Date
  • Duck
  • Dumplings
  • E
  • Egg
  • Enchilada
  • F
  • Fish
  • French Fries
  • Frozen Food
  • G
  • Garlic
  • Goose
  • H
  • Honey
  • Hopping John
  • Hot Dog
  • I
  • Ice Cream
  • K
  • Ketchup
  • Kool-Aid
  • L
  • Lentils
  • M
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Milk
  • Millet
  • Molasses
  • Mushrooms
  • Mutton and Lamb
  • N
  • Nuts
  • O
  • Oats
  • Olive and Olive Oil
  • Onion
  • Orange Juice
  • Organic Foods
  • P
  • Palm Oil
  • Pancakes
  • Pasta
  • Pea
  • Peanut
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pepper
  • Pineapple
  • Pizza
  • Pork
  • Potato
  • Potato Chip
  • R
  • Rice
  • Rice Liquor
  • Rye
  • S
  • Salsa
  • Salt
  • Sandwich
  • Sorghum
  • Soup
  • Soybeans and Their Foods
  • Spam
  • Sugar
  • Sweet Potato
  • T
  • Taco
  • Tea
  • Tomato
  • Tortilla
  • Turkey
  • Turnip
  • V
  • Vanilla
  • Vitamin Pill
  • W
  • Watermelon
  • Weight Loss Products
  • Whiskey
  • Wine
  • Y
  • Yam
  • Bibliography