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)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789251128
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    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 Takorovo (Editor); Philipp Stockhammer (Editor)

    Regular Price: £48.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250800
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. Medieval Masterchef

    Medieval Masterchef [Paperback]

    Joanita Vroom (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9782503575797
    Published by : Brepols
    The focus in this varied collection of studies by key scholars in the field is on cuisine and foodways in the Mediterranean and north-western Europe during Medieval and Post-Medieval times (ca. 6th- 20th centuries). The scope of the contributions ... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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