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Food in Antiquity

A Survey of the Diet of Early Peoples

by Don R. Brothwell

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Diets & dieting,
  • Food & Drink / Cookery,
  • Food habits,
  • Ancient World History,
  • Social History,
  • Cooking / Wine,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient World,
  • General,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Food,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870342M
    ISBN 100801857406
    ISBN 109780801857409


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In this volume, thirty contributors consider aspects of food and eating in the Greco-Roman world. This is the most comprehensive exploration of questions. The entire book has a flatteringly French bias - I'm okay with that but would have liked a more broad world view of food history, and a better understanding of what people did, down through the ages, at mealtime - more step by step descriptions of what people ate on a daily basis in various places all over the planet and how so many regional /5(32).

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The variables of food quantity, quality and availability, and the impact of disease, are evaluated and a judgement reached which inclines to pessimism.