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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 nutrients and foodways been used to create identification, converse which 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 foodstuff offers greater than 250 entries spanning geographic and temporal contexts and contours fresh discoveries along the result of many years of study. The members supply overviews of present wisdom and theoretical views, bring up key questions, and delve into myriad clinical, archaeological, and fabric analyses so as to add intensity to our realizing of foodstuff. The encyclopedia serves as a reference for students and scholars in archaeology, nutrients experiences, and comparable disciplines, in addition to attention-grabbing examining for culinary historians, nutrition writers, and nutrients and archaeology enthusiasts.

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