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Feast: Why Humans Share Food



Is sharing food such an everyday, unremarkable occurrence?

In fact, the human tendency to sit together peacefully over food is actually rather an extraordinary phenomenon, and one which many species find impossible. It is also a pheonomenon with far-reaching consequences for the global environment and human social evolution.

So how did this strange and powerful behaviour come about? In Feast, Martin Jones uses the latest archaeological methods to illuminate how humans came to share food in the…


Feast

Pub Date : 2008-04-10 | Author : Martin Jones | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191623004
ISBN 13 : 0191623008

Is sharing food such an everyday, unremarkable occurrence? In fact, the human tendency to sit together peacefully over food is actually rather an extraordinary phenomenon, and one ..


Good To Eat

Pub Date : 1998-07-02 | Author : Marvin Harris | Publisher : Waveland Press

ISBN 10 : 9781478608929
ISBN 13 : 1478608927

Why are human food habits so diverse? Why do Americans recoil at the thought of dog meat? Jews and Moslems, pork? Hindus, beef? Why do Asians abhor milk? In Good to Eat, best-selli..


An Introduction To Political Geography

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Martin Jones | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 0415250765
ISBN 13 : 9780415250764

An Introduction to Political Geography provides a broad-based introduction to how power interacts with space; how place influences political identities; and how policy creates and ..


The Oxford Companion To Food

Pub Date : 2014-08-11 | Author : Alan Davidson | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199677337
ISBN 13 : 0199677336

Covers such topics as plant products, cooking terms, national and regional cuisines, food preservation, food science, diet, and cookbooks and their authors...


Nom Nom Paleo

Pub Date : 2013-12-17 | Author : Michelle Tam | Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781449457174
ISBN 13 : 1449457177

A New York Times cookbook best-seller. Nom Nom Paleo is a visual feast, crackling with humor and packed with stunningly photographed step-by-step recipes free of gluten, soy, and a..


The Mycenaean Feast

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : James C. Wright | Publisher : ASCSA

ISBN 10 : 0876619510
ISBN 13 : 9780876619513

The large-scale, formal consumption of huge quantities of food and drink is a feature of many societies, but extracting evidence for feasting from the archaeological record has, un..


A Mediterranean Feast

Pub Date : 1999-10-20 | Author : Clifford A. Wright | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780688153052
ISBN 13 : 0688153054

A groundbreaking culinary work of extraordinary depth and scope that spans more than one thousand years of history, A Mediterranean Feast tells the sweeping story of the birth of t..


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