books pdf Food: A Cultural Culinary History (Audio Download): Ken Albala, Ken Albala, The Great Courses, The Great Courses: Audible AudiobooksAuthor Ken Albala –

Eating is an indispensable human activity As a result, whether we realize it or not, the drive to obtain food has been a major catalyst across all of history, from prehistoric times to the present Epicure Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin said it best Gastronomy governs the whole life of man In fact, civilization itself began in the quest for food Humanity s transition to agriculture was not only the greatest social revolution in history, but it directly produced the structures and institutions we call civilization Infascinating lectures, award winning Professor Albala puts this extraordinary subject on the table, taking you on an enthralling journey into the human relationship to food With this innovative course, you ll travel the world discovering fascinating food lore and culture of all regions and eras as an eye opening lesson in history as well as a unique window on what we eat today PLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio