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by Ken Albala

  • Narrated by: Ken Albala
  • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
  • Release date: 07-08-13
  • Language: English

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.”

In 36 fascinating 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.

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Author

Ken Albala, The Great Courses

Narrated by

Ken Albala

Length

18 hrs and 22 mins

Series

The Great Courses: Better Living

Release date

07-08-13

Language

English

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