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    Short Description for An Edible History of Humanity Throughout history, food has done more than simply provide sustenance. It has acted as a tool of social transformation, political organization, industrial development, military conflict and economic expansion. This book gives an account of ways in which food has, indirectly, helped to shape and transform societies around the world.
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  • Throughout history, food has done more than simply provide sustenance. It has acted as a tool of social transformation, political organization, geopolitical competition, industrial development, military conflict and economic expansion. In "An Edible History of Humanity" Tom Standage serves up a hugely satisfying account of ways in which food has, indirectly, helped to shape and transform societies around the world. It is a dazzling account of gastronomic revolutions from pre-history to the present.