Food & Cooking, & Diet

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

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  1. Cooking with Plants in Prehistoric Greece

    Cooking with Plants in Prehistoric Greece: An Archaeobotanical Exploration of Ancient Cuisine [Paperback]

    Soultana Maria Valamoti (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789251685
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The book is the outcome of more than 20 years of archaeobotanical research conducted by the author at prehistoric sites from Greece. In its 13 chapters the book offers an overview of a wide range of plant food ingredients, starting from their retr... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 1796-1797 Du pont d'Arcole à la bataille de Rivoli

    1796-1797 Du pont d'Arcole à la bataille de Rivoli: Les derniers jours de la Première campagne d'Italie [Hardback]

    Jean-Marie Mongin (Author)

    £59.00

    ISBN: 9782840484592
    Published by : Heimdal
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    Le Directoire, en 1796, décide de frapper l’empire austrohongrois au coeur. Deux armées échouent en Allemagne alors que la petite Armée d’Italie, sous les ordres de Bonaparte, en une fulgurante et géniale campagne lamine les Autrichiens. En moins ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. The Social Archaeology of Food: Thinking about Eating from Prehistory to the Present

    The Social Archaeology of Food: Thinking about Eating from Prehistory to the Present [Paperback]

    Christine A. Hastorf (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781316607251
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers a global perspective on the role food has played in shaping human societies, through both individual and collective identities. It integrates ethnographic and archaeological case studies from the European and Near Eastern Neolithi... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Meals in a Social Context

    Meals in a Social Context: Aspects of the Communal Meal in the Hellenistic & Roman World, 2nd Edition [Paperback]

    Inge Nielsen (Author)

    £15.25

    ISBN: 9788779340060
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    This collection of outstanding essays gives an in-depth look at the role of meals in creating a sense of family and community in the Mediterranean world in the Hellenistic and Roman periods. By looking at the dining habits of Greeks and Romans, Je... .... Learn More
  9. 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)

    £49.00

    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
  10. Bound to the Fire

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

    Kelley Fanto Deetz (Author)

    £22.50

    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

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