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The History of Food

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Aimed at the 9-12 age group, this examination of how inventions have effected lives throughout history is part of a series which also covers everyday life and transportation. Each volume features a bibliography, fun facts, timelines, further reading list, sidebars and website recommendations & historic and modern photographs.
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Published September 1st 2005 by Twenty-First Century Books (CT)
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Makengeleyannick makengele
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This story is about how people in the past storage or conserve food and inventions which helps them.Hundreds of years ago,sailors had to eat rotten food full of worms.A safe way to preserve meat,cheese and vegetables had not been invented yet.In the 1800s,children often died from drinking milk and before refrigerators were invented,people had big blocks of ice delivered to their houses to keep their food cold.Thus,by the time many inventions had changed the way we live.
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Grace Park
Jul 28, 2008 Grace Park rated it liked it
The story of this book is about the history of food same as the title. What I could recognize from this book and the most interesting part of this book is the invention of canned food. Before I read this book, I usually thought canned food was very comfortable stuff to carry everywhere, however, I never thought about the reason why people tried to make this canned food. I have thought the process of making canned food has been so simple, but after I read the book, I knew people could acheive ...more
Jessica Burns
Apr 13, 2012 Jessica Burns rated it it was amazing
This was a fast book that covered inventions/ideas that radically changed how humans store and interact with food. The chapters included canning, refrigeration, supermarkets, and pasteurization.
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Mar 26, 2009 Lauren rated it liked it
I had to read it for the book report!!! UGHHH!
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