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The Cambridge World History of Food

The Cambridge World History Of Food


About The Cambridge World History Of Food

Edited by Kenneth F. Kiple and Kriemhild Coneè Ornelas, and described by BBC Good Food Magazine as 'Unparalleled in its knowledge and content.', The Cambridge World History Of Food was published in two volumes by Cambridge University Press in 2000.

Since then, it has become the go-to resource for anyone studying (or simply curious of) food history and the impact it has had on cultures around the world. 


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Discover key dates and events in the history of food, and how these have impacted on society and culture around the world.

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Test your knowledge of food and its impact on culture with our 10 question mulitple-choice quiz, and celebrate your final score with a certificate to put on your fridge.

The Cambridge World History Of Food

Test your knowledge of the history of food with these 10 questions, and challenge your friends to beat your score.

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The Food Timeline - Lynne Olver's Food Timeline

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