Food & Cooking, & Diet

Cookery and diet of our ancestors from prehistory onwards, from archaeological data to historic recipes.

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  1. Freshwater Fish in England

    Freshwater Fish in England: A Social and Cultural History of Coarse Fish from Prehistory to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Alison Locker (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781789251128
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Much has been written on marine fishing and for the migratory eel and salmon. Less attention has focused on the obligate freshwater species, primarily the native pike, perch, cyprinids and introduced species of which the most significant is carp. ... .... Learn More
  2. Social Dimensions of Food in the Prehistoric Balkans

    Social Dimensions of Food in the Prehistoric Balkans [Hardback]

    Maria Ivanova (Editor); Bogdan Athanassov (Editor); Vanya Petrova (Editor); Desislava Takorova (Editor); Philipp W. Stockhammer (Editor)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9781789250800
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Ever since the definition of the Neolithic Revolution by Vere Gordon Childe, archaeologists have been aware of the crucial importance of food for the understanding of prehistoric developments. Numerous studies have classified and described cooking... .... Learn More
  3. The French Imperial Guard Volume 2

    The French Imperial Guard Volume 2: Cavalry [Hardback]

    André Jouineau (Author); Jean-Marie Mongin (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9782840484967
    Published by : Heimdal
    “The Guard Attacks!”. The Imperial Guard, this glorious phalange, the fruit of the Emperor Napoleon’s greatest attention, was almost an army within the “Grande Armée”. This study of the Guard’s organisation, uniforms and equipment is fully compreh... .... Learn More
  4. Roger Sauvage

    Roger Sauvage: Un du Normandie-Niémen [Hardback]

    Roger Sauvage (Author)

    £59.00

    ISBN: 9782840484523
    Published by : Heimdal
    L’un des As du Normandie-Niémen avec seize victoires homologuées, Roger Sauvage a publié peu après son retour en France le récit de son expérience au sein de cette unité de chasse franco-russe devenue mythique dans l’histoire de l’aviation. Racont... .... Learn More
  5. Dying to Eat

    Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife [Hardback]

    Candi K. Cann (Editor); Emily Wu (Other); Jung Eun Sophia Park (Other); Joshua Graham (Other); Lacy K. Crocker (Other)

    £54.00

    ISBN: 9780813174693
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Material Worlds
    Food has played a major role in funerary and memorial practices since the dawn of the human race. In the ancient Roman world, for example, it was common practice to build channels from the tops of graves into the crypts themselves, and mourners wo... .... Learn More
  6. Bound to the Fire

    Bound to the Fire: How Virginia's Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine [Hardback]

    Kelley Fanto Deetz (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813174730
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of "Aunt Jemima" and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found on various food products and in advertising. Although these images are sanitized and romanticized ... .... Learn More
  7. The Beer Cheese Book

    The Beer Cheese Book [Hardback]

    Garin Pirnia (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813174662
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    The ingredients are simple - beer, cheese, and spices - and the result is delicious. Still, beer cheese is a rarefied dish not common in cookbooks or on menus. Since the 1940s, this creamy appetizer with a kick, traditionally served with pretzels,... .... Learn More
  8. Sous les ordres de Rommel

    Sous les ordres de Rommel: Des déserts d'Afrique du Nord aux plages de Normandie [Hardback]

    Hans Höller (Author); Markus Reisner (Author); Andreas Hartinger (Author)

    £59.00

    ISBN: 9782840484615
    Published by : Heimdal
    Né en 1921 près de Wiener Neustadt, l’Autrichien Hans Höller vivra une épopée incroyable à travers les tourments de la Seconde
    Guerre mondiale, dans laquelle il nous plonge avec force dans cette autobiographie hors du commun. Au sein de la 1... .... Learn More
  9. From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean

    From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean [Paperback]

    Julie Hruby (Editor); Debra Trusty (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785706325
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Late Bronze Age Aegean cooking vessels illuminate prehistoric cultures, foodways, social interactions, and communication systems. While many scholars have focused on the utility of painted fineware vessels for chronological purposes, the contribut... .... Learn More
  10. Tommies

    Tommies: The British Army in the Trenches [Paperback]

    John Sadler (Author); Rosie Serdiville (Author)

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612004846
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    British soldiers have been known as Tommies for centuries, but the nickname is particularly associated with the British infantryman in the trenches of World War I.
     
    In August 1... .... Learn More

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