Download e-book for kindle: Archaeology of Food: An Encyclopedia: 2 Volumes by Karen Bescherer Metheny,Mary C. Beaudry

By Karen Bescherer Metheny,Mary C. Beaudry

What are the origins of agriculture? In what methods have technological advances with regards to foodstuff affected human improvement? How have nutrition and foodways been used to create identification, speak which means, and manage society? during this hugely readable, illustrated quantity, archaeologists and different students from around the globe discover those questions and more.

The Archaeology of meals offers greater than 250 entries spanning geographic and temporal contexts and contours fresh discoveries along the result of a long time of study. The members supply overviews of present wisdom and theoretical views, bring up key questions, and delve into myriad medical, archaeological, and fabric analyses so as to add intensity to our realizing of nutrients. The encyclopedia serves as a reference for students and scholars in archaeology, nutrients experiences, and comparable disciplines, in addition to interesting interpreting for culinary historians, foodstuff writers, and nutrients and archaeology enthusiasts.

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