Books About the History of Food

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On Food and Cooking

By Harold McGee

Published 2004

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Benporat, C. Storia della gastronomia italiana. Milan: Mursia, 1990.

Coe, S. America’s First Cuisines. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1994.

Dalby, A. Siren Feasts: A History of Food and Gastronomy in Greece. London: Routledge, 1996.

Darby, W. J. et al. Food: The Gift of Osiris. 2 vols. New York: Academic, 1977. Food in ancient Egypt.

Flandrin, J.L. Chronique de Platine. Paris: Odile Jacob, 1992.

Grigg, D.B. The Agricultural Systems of the World: An Evolutionary Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1974.