Why Food Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300268089, ISBN: HB: 9780300253771, Yale University Press, November 2022
216 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Why does food matter? Historically, food has not always been considered a serious subject on par with, for instance, a performance art like opera or a humanities discipline like philosophy. Necessity, ubiquity, and repetition contribute to the appare...
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Distilled A Natural History of Spirits
ISBN: HB: 9780300255157, Yale University Press, July 2022
328 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 71 black&white illus.
An imaginative natural history survey of the wide world of spirits, from whiskey and gin to grappa and moonshine. In this follow-up book to "A Natural History of Wine" and "A Natural History of Beer", authors Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall yet again...
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Natural History of Beer
ISBN: PB: 9780300264685, ISBN: HB: 9780300233674, Yale University Press, June 2022
256 pp., 22.2x14.6 cm, 73 black&white illus.
What can beer teach us about biology, history, and the natural world? From ancient Mesopotamian fermentation practices to the resurgent American craft brewery, Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall peruse the historical record and traverse the globe for eng...
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Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate Consuming the World
ISBN: PB: 9780300222500, Yale University Press, November 2016
142 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 90 colour illus.
Coffee, tea, and chocolate were all the rage in Enlightenment Europe. These fashionable beverages profoundly shaped modes of sociability and patterns of consumption, yet none of the plants required for their preparation was native to the continent: c...
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Culture of Food in England, 1200-1500
ISBN: HB: 9780300181913, Yale University Press, March 2016
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 pp. black&white illus.
In this revelatory work of social history, C. M. Woolgar shows that food in late-medieval England was far more complex, varied, and more culturally significant than we imagine today. Drawing on a vast range of sources, he charts how emerging technolo...
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Squeezed What You Don't Know About Orange Juice
ISBN: PB: 9780300164558, Yale University Press, June 2010
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Close to three quarters of U. S. households buy orange juice. Its popularity crosses class, cultural, racial, and regional divides. Why do so many of us drink orange juice? How did it turn from a luxury into a staple in just a few years? More importa...
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Bagel The Surprising History of a Modest Bread
ISBN: PB: 9780300158205, Yale University Press, July 2009
242 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Maria Balinska's captivating cultural history of the bagel and its journey through the centuries.
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