Archaeology of Food: An Encyclopedia: 2 Volumes by Karen Bescherer Metheny,Mary C. Beaudry

By Karen Bescherer Metheny,Mary C. Beaudry

What are the origins of agriculture? In what methods have technological advances regarding meals affected human improvement? How have meals and foodways been used to create id, converse that means, and set up society? during this hugely readable, illustrated quantity, archaeologists and different students from around the globe discover those questions and more.

The Archaeology of nutrition offers greater than 250 entries spanning geographic and temporal contexts and contours fresh discoveries along the result of a long time of study. The individuals supply overviews of present wisdom and theoretical views, bring up key questions, and delve into myriad medical, archaeological, and fabric analyses so as to add intensity to our knowing of foodstuff. The encyclopedia serves as a reference for students and scholars in archaeology, nutrition stories, and comparable disciplines, in addition to interesting analyzing for culinary historians, foodstuff writers, and nutrition and archaeology enthusiasts.

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