Comments: May have notes, highlighting, wear and tear. Supplements not guaranteed. Please contact us if you have any questions.
30-day money back guarantee
Publication Date: 2005
Providing a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and consumption throughout the world from ancient times to present day, this book examines the globalization of food and explores the political, social and environmental implications of our changing relationship with food. Including numerous case studies from diverse societies and periods, "Food in World History" examines and focuses on: * how food was used to forge national identities in Latin America * the influence of Italian and Chinese Diaspora on the US and Latin America food culture * how food was fractured along class lines in the French bourgeois restaurant culture and working class cafes * the results of state intervention in food production * how the impact of genetic modification and food crises has affected the relationship between consumer and product. This concise and readable survey not only presents a simple history of food and its consumption, but also provides a unique examination of world historyitself.Jeffrey Pilcher is the author of 'Food in World History (Themes in World History)', published 2005 under ISBN 9780415311465 and ISBN 0415311462.
With our dedicated customer support team, 30-day no-questions-asked return policy, and our price match guarantee, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.
Book condition guidelines
New (perfect condition)
Pages are clean and are not marked by notes, highlighting or fold.
Like new (excellent condition)
Pages are clean and are not marked by notes, highlighting or folds.
Very good (good condition)
Pages are intact and may have minimal notes and/or highlighting or folds.
Good (clean condition)
All pages and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages include notes and/or highlighting.
Acceptable (readable condition)
All pages and the cover is intact. Pages include considerable notes in pen or highlighter, but the text is not obscured.
How do rentals work?
Save up to 90% on the largest selection of textbook rentals in the business. We have the lowest prices - guaranteed.
Choose between standard or expedited shipping to make sure that your textbooks arrive in time for class.
Return for free!
When your books are due, just pack them up and ship them back. And don't worry about shipping - it's absolutely free!