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Food Around the World: A Cultural Perspective

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Provides readers with a sound fundamental knowledge of the world's nations and the uniqueness of today's rich cultural patterns. Food is featured prominently because of its universal appeal and the meaningful ways that geography, climate, economics, and religion have combined with history and culture to define the ingredients and food patterns unique to countries and regio ...more
Hardcover, 486 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Prentice Hall (first published 2002)
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Anthony Faber
May 14, 2016 rated it it was ok
It's a textbook (which I hope is for high school, but I fear is for college) and had very little that a somewhat cosmopolitan and aware person doesn't know already. It did have some pretty pictures and there are recipes but, on the whole, why bother?
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Jan 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Comprehensive and intriguing, covers the cultural and historical elements with food. Really insightful read.
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