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Author Murray, Sarah (Sarah Elizabeth)

Title Moveable feasts : from ancient Rome to the 21st century, the incredible journeys of the food we eat / Sarah Murray.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    382.41 MUR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 256 p. 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Liquid gold: the ancient amphora delivers Roman riches -- The business of bones: the Norwegian salmon pays a visit to China -- Canon fodder: battlefield food fuels packaging technology -- Plane fare: the Berlin airlift secures a Cold War victory -- Tiffin travels: curry catches the corporate imagination -- Yes, we can do bananas: refrigerated ships shape Central American regimes -- Whey to go: Mongolian nomads practise mobile biochemistry -- Barrels and bouquets: the oak tree leaves its mark -- A quick cuppa: commercial competition speeds the racing tea clippers -- Food with altitude: jet planes dispatch a strawberry for all seasons -- Elevated design: buffalo grain feeds Bauhaus inspiration -- Going with gravity: Cold War weaponry finds a new purpose -- Epilogue.
Subject Food -- Transportation -- History.
Food industry and trade -- History.
Produce trade -- History.
Food supply -- History.
ISBN 9780312355357 : $24.95

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