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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 ..


Empires Of Food

Pub Date : 2012-03-20 | Author : Evan Fraser | Publisher : Counterpoint

ISBN 10 : 9781582437934
ISBN 13 : 1582437939

Using the colorful diaries of a sixteenth-century merchant as a narrative guide, Empires of Food vividly chronicles the fate of people and societies for the past 12,000 years throu..


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...


Alien Feast

Pub Date : 2009-05-12 | Author : Michael Simmons | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 1596432810
ISBN 13 : 9781596432819

In 2017, human-eating aliens have kidnapped two scientists who might cure the disease that is destroying them, and twelve-year-old William Aitkin, his elderly, ailing Uncle Maynard..


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..


Commensality From Everyday Food To Feast

Pub Date : 2015-02-26 | Author : Susanne Kerner | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780857857194
ISBN 13 : 0857857193

Throughout time and in every culture, human beings have eaten together. Commensality - eating and drinking at the same table - is a fundamental social activity, which creates and c..


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..


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