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World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

2

...The Age of Empire saw an increase in the speed and the volume of exchanges and transfers of ingredients, materials, techniques, ideas, values, and practices related to food and eating, which became more frequent than ever before...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Cultural History Chapter

2

...The production, storage, distribution, and consumption of food have arguably been among humankind’s main concerns since its beginnings. Besides the preparation and organization of meals, various food-related features of human life were...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

2

...The chapters in this volume have illustrated different aspects of food culture during the Middle Ages in Europe and in the Mediterranean world. This last section is an overview of the techniques, products, food-related behaviors, social...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in the Early Modern Age Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

2

...The previous chapters in this volume have illustrated many aspects of food culture during the so-called Age of Enlightenment in Western Europe and the new colonies in the Americas. This chapter does not claim to offer new insights based...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

2

...The previous chapters in this volume have illustrated various aspects of food culture from the 1920s to the new millennium. This chapter does not claim to offer new insights based on original material, but it is rather an overview...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

2

...While Europe was entering the period of cultural and political transformations that eventually led to the explorations and the following formation of global empires, many areas of the Eurasian landmass were affected by the disintegration...