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Product Description: A natural choice for the millions of people turning to a healthier lifestyle, this book invites readers on a sumptuously illustrated walk through the world garden to discover the story of some 250 food plants from field to table. Illustrated with more than 500 images and written by top international horticultural and culinary experts, the sumptuous Edible explores the origins, history, and contemporary cultural and culinary uses of fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, beverage plants, herbs, and spices...read more
By National Geographic Society (other contributor)

Hardcover:

9781426203725 | Natl Geographic Society, November 18, 2008, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A natural choice for the millions of people turning to a healthier lifestyle, this book invites readers on a sumptuously illustrated walk through the world garden to discover the story of some 250 food plants from field to table.

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Product Description: Food has functioned both as a source of continuity and as a subject of adaptation over the course of human history. Onions have been a staple of the European diet since the Paleolithic era; by contrast, the orange is once again being cultivated in large quantities in southern China, where it was originally grown...read more

Hardcover:

9780275989316 | Praeger Pub Text, November 30, 2006, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Food has functioned both as a source of continuity and as a subject of adaptation in the course of human history.

Paperback:

9780803216327 | Bison Books, April 1, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Food has functioned both as a source of continuity and as a subject of adaptation over the course of human history.

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