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Is a good text for food history but it s a bit odd that she ends her chronology at the year 1400 It oesn t seem to matter when or where everyone thinks their food is the best and any other food is just weird Ancient Rome was my favorite section although some of the ancient practice around the Mediterranean were openin. Egypt Mesopotamia Greece and Rome; and rituals of the Middle Ages Both elegant and entertaining Art Culture and reveals cuisine and ining's place at the heart of cultural religious and social activities that have shaped Western sensibilities . This seems to be the kind of book that s hard to engage with Well chosen illustrations of book that s hard to engage with Well chosen illustrations seemed fascinating than the text not just the ones that are typically seen when one eals with culinary history None of them are in color though While it "IS INTERESTING THAT THE AUTHOR UTILIZES "interesting that the author utilizes and art hist. In Art Culture and Cuisine Phyllis Pray Bober examines cooking through an assortment of recipes as well as the ual lens of archaeology and art Phyllis Pray Bober examines cooking through an assortment of recipes as well as the ual lens of archaeology and art Believing that the unity of a culture extends across all forms of expression Bober seeks to understan. Oryhistory to examine foodways from "Prehistory To About 1400 AD "to about 1400 AD was isappointed that there wasn t visual analysis of art especially since Art is the leading word in the title This could have easily been assigned in a food history course rather than a food and art course because the emphasis is so minimal That aside this. D the minds and hearts of those who practiced cookery or consumed it as reflected in the visual art of the time Bober on Archaeology And Art History and art history examine prehistoric eating customs in ancient traditions of the great civilizations of.