An Edible History of Humanity

Tom Standage, Author, George K. Wilson, Narrated by, George K. Wilson, Read by
Tom Standage, Author, George K. Wilson, Narrated by, George K. Wilson, Read by , read by George K. Wilson. Tantor Audio $29.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4001-1308-8
Reviewed on: 08/31/2009
Release date: 06/01/2009
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Standage provides an intriguing history of how hunger has shaped civilizations and prompted technological advancements. Starting with hunter-gatherer societies, Standage traces the evolution of cuisines and addition of new ingredients to the current debates over organic and industrialized food systems. With a gentle and deep voice, George K. Wilson guides listeners through the thought-provoking theses with the tone of a knowledgeable and sincere tour guide. His emphasis and deliberate delivery help keep the prose engaging while giving sufficient aural direction for listeners to understand the relevance of a particular sentence or paragraph. A Walker hardcover. (July)

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