Susan C. Lawhorne
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Food: A Cultural Culinary History
- By: Ken Albala, The Great Courses
- Narrated by: Ken Albala
- Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
- Original Recording
Eating is an indispensable human activity. As a result, whether we realize it or not, the drive to obtain food has been a major catalyst across all of history, from prehistoric times to the present. Epicure Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin said it best: "Gastronomy governs the whole life of man."
One of my top 3 favorite courses!
- By Jessica on 12-28-13
Excellent history of world through lens of food
If you could sum up Food: A Cultural Culinary History in three words, what would they be?
Informative and entertaining
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An intriguing, panoramic trip through the history of the world through the story of food
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