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Food Microhistories: The Edible Past in Small Scale
What is a microhistory? It is the study of the history of a very specific subject. Microhistory have been described as 'on small incidents, insignificant in themselves, which reveal larger structures.' This list focuses on the subjects of edibles like foods, candies, spices, fish, etc.   Print this list Print this list
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Cover Art: Sugar : a bittersweet history /
Sugar : a bittersweet history
Abbott, Elizabeth.
Adult Nonfiction Book 633.6 A 2009
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Cover Art: The devil's cup : coffee, the driving force in history /
The devil's cup : coffee, the driving force in history
Allen, Stewart Lee.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.3373 A
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Cover Art: Candyfreak : a journey through the chocolate underbelly of America /
Candyfreak : a journey through the chocolate underbelly of America
Almond, Steve.
Adult Nonfiction Book 338.76641 A
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Cover Art: Robbing the bees : a biography of honey--the sweet liquid gold that seduced the
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Cover Art: The emperors of chocolate : inside the secret world of Hershey and Mars /
The emperors of chocolate : inside the secret world of Hershey and Mars
Brenner, Joel Glenn.
Adult Nonfiction Book 338.76641 B
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Cover Art: The true history of chocolate /
The true history of chocolate
Coe, Sophie D. 1933-
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.3374 C
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Cover Art: Curry : a tale of cooks and conquerors /
Curry : a tale of cooks and conquerors
Collingham, E. M.
Adult Nonfiction Book 394.12 C
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Cover Art: The secret life of lobsters : how fishermen and scientists are unraveling the my
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Cover Art: The zen of fish : the story of sushi, from Samurai to supermarket /
The zen of fish : the story of sushi, from Samurai to supermarket
Corson, Trevor.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.392 C
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Cover Art: Twinkie, deconstructed : my journey to discover how the ingredients found in pro
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Cover Art: The story of corn /
The story of corn
Fussell, Betty Harper.
Adult Nonfiction Book 633.15097 F
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Cover Art: Drink : a cultural history of alcohol /
Drink : a cultural history of alcohol
Gately, Iain, 1965-
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.21 G
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Cover Art: The story of tea : a cultural history and drinking guide /
The story of tea : a cultural history and drinking guide
Heiss, Mary Lou.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.3372 H
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Cover Art: Liquid jade : the story of tea from east to west /
Liquid jade : the story of tea from east to west
Hohenegger, Beatrice
Adult Nonfiction Book 394.12 H
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Cover Art: Bananas : an American history /
Bananas : an American history
Jenkins, Virginia Scott.
Adult Nonfiction Book 380.14147 J
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Cover Art: Champagne : how the world's most glamorous wine triumphed over war and hard time
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Cover Art: Banana : the fate of the fruit that changed the world /
Banana : the fate of the fruit that changed the world
Koeppel, Dan.
Adult Nonfiction Book 634.772 K
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Cover Art: Cod : a biography of the fish that changed the world /
Cod : a biography of the fish that changed the world
Kurlansky, Mark.
Adult Nonfiction Book 333.95663 K
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Cover Art: Salt : a world history /
Salt : a world history
Kurlansky, Mark.
Adult Nonfiction Book 553.63 K
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Cover Art: The big oyster : history on the half shell /
The big oyster : history on the half shell
Kurlansky, Mark.
Adult Fiction 641.694 K
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Cover Art: American pie : slices of life (and pie) from America's back roads /
American pie : slices of life (and pie) from America's back roads
LeDraoulec, Pascale.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.8652 L
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Cover Art: The fortune cookie chronicles : adventures in the world of Chinese food /
The fortune cookie chronicles : adventures in the world of Chinese food
Lee, Jennifer 8., 1976-
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.5951 L
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Cover Art: The empire of tea : the remarkable history of the plant that took over the world
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Cover Art: Oranges /
Oranges
McPhee, John, 1931-
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.34 M
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Cover Art: The founding fish /
The founding fish
McPhee, John, 1931-
Adult Nonfiction Book 597.55 M
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Cover Art: Milk : the surprising story of milk through the ages : with 120 adventurous reci
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Cover Art: Nathaniel's Nutmeg, or, The true and incredible adventures of the spice trader w
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Cover Art: Tea : addiction, exploitation and empire /
Tea : addiction, exploitation and empire
Moxham, Roy.
Adult Nonfiction Book 382.45663 M
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Cover Art: Peppers : a story of hot pursuits /
Peppers : a story of hot pursuits
Naj, Amal.
Adult Nonfiction Book SB307.P4N35 1992
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Cover Art: Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world /
Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world
Pendergrast, Mark.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.3373 P
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Cover Art: Vanilla : the cultural history of the world's most popular flavor and fragrance
Vanilla : the cultural history of the world's most popular flavor and fragrance
Rain, Patricia, 1943-
Adult Nonfiction Book 633.82 R
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Cover Art: Sweets /
Sweets
Richardson, Tim.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.336 R
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Cover Art: Chocolate : a bittersweet saga of dark and light /
Chocolate : a bittersweet saga of dark and light
Rosenblum, Mort.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.3374 R
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Cover Art: Olives : the life and lore of a noble fruit /
Olives : the life and lore of a noble fruit
Rosenblum, Mort.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.3463 R
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Cover Art: Caviar : the strange history and uncertain future of the world's most coveted de
Caviar : the strange history and uncertain future of the world's most coveted de
Saffron, Inga, 1957-
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.392 S
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Cover Art: Consider the eel /
Consider the eel
Schweid, Richard, 1946-
Adult Nonfiction Book 597.51 S
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Cover Art: Pickled, potted, and canned : how the art and science of food preserving changed
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Cover Art: A history of the world in 6 glasses /
A history of the world in 6 glasses
Standage, Tom.
Adult Nonfiction Book 394.12 S
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Cover Art: Spice : the history of a temptation /
Spice : the history of a temptation
Turner, Jack.
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.3383 T
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Cover Art: A fish caught in time : the search for the coelacanth /
A fish caught in time : the search for the coelacanth
Weinberg, Samantha, 1966-
Adult Nonfiction Book 597.46 W
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Cover Art: Spam : a biography /
Spam : a biography
Wyman, Carolyn.
Adult Nonfiction Book 664.9 W
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Cover Art: The potato : how the humble spud rescued the western world /
The potato : how the humble spud rescued the western world
Zuckerman, Larry
Adult Nonfiction Book 641.3521 Z
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Comments
On Sep 3, 2010 at 2:59, Jody W. wrote:
Amazing list of titles, EJ! I want to read them all.
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On Oct 19, 2010 at 10:59, Kim B. wrote:
I agree with Jody... however, I think I'll skip Spam: a Biography.
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