An Edible History of Humanity

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  • Author : Tom Standage
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books Ltd
  • Pages : 300 pages
  • ISBN : 1782391657
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 23 reviews
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An Edible History of Humanity

An Edible History of Humanity
  • Author : Tom Standage
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books Ltd
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Throughout history, food has done more than simply provide sustenance. It has acted as a tool of social transformation, political organization, geopolitical competition, industrial development, military conflict and economic expansion. In An Edible History of Humanity Tom Standage serves up a hugely satisfying account of ways in which food has, indirectly, helped to shape and transform societies around the world. It is a dazzling account of gastronomic revolutions from pre-history to the present.

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

A History of the World in 6 Glasses
  • Author : Tom Standage
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 26 May 2009
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The New York Times Bestseller “There aren't many books this entertaining that also provide a cogent crash course in ancient, classical and modern history.” -Los Angeles Times Beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and Coca-Cola: In Tom Standage's deft, innovative account of world history, these six beverages turn out to be much more than just ways to quench thirst. They also represent six eras that span the course of civilization-from the adoption of agriculture, to the birth of cities, to the

A Brief History of Motion

A Brief History of Motion
  • Author : Tom Standage
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 19 August 2021
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From the New York Times bestselling author comes a timely and illuminating history of personal transportation, and how it has transformed the world we live in. Beginning around 3,500 BC with the wheel, and moving through the eras of horsepower, trains and bicycles, Tom Standage puts the rise of the car – and the future of urban transport – into a broader historical context. Our society has been shaped by the car in innumerable ways, many of which are so familiar that we

Writing on the Wall

Writing on the Wall
  • Author : Tom Standage
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 10 October 2013
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Today we are endlessly connected: constantly tweeting, texting or e-mailing. This may seem unprecedented, yet it is not. Throughout history, information has been spread through social networks, with far-reaching social and political effects. Writing on the Wall reveals how an elaborate network of letter exchanges forewarned of power shifts in Cicero's Rome, while the torrent of tracts circulating in sixteenth-century Germany triggered the Reformation. Standage traces the story of the rise, fall and rebirth of social media over the past 2,000

Teaching Big History

Teaching Big History
  • Author : Richard B. Simon,Mojgan Behmand,Thomas Burke
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 23 December 2014
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Big History is a new field on a grand scale: it tells the story of the universe over time through a diverse range of disciplines that spans cosmology, physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, and archaeology, thereby reconciling traditional human history with environmental geography and natural history. Weaving the myriad threads of evidence-based human knowledge into a master narrative that stretches from the beginning of the universe to the present, the Big History framework helps students make sense of

A Patriot s History of the Modern World Vol I

A Patriot s History   of the Modern World  Vol  I
  • Author : Larry Schweikart,Dave Dougherty
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 11 October 2012
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“America’s story from 1898 to 1945 is nothing less than the triumph of American exceptionalism over liberal progressivism, despite a few temporary victories by the latter.” Conservative historian Larry Schweikart has won wide acclaim for his number one New York Times bestseller, A Patriot’s History of the United States. It proved that, contrary to the liberal biases in countless other his­tory books, America had not really been founded on racism, sexism, greed, and oppression. Schweikart and coauthor Michael Allen

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More
  • Author : Philip Coggan
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release : 13 February 2020
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'Big and timely ... Coggan's account of the rise of the world economy is accessible and mercifully free of jargon' Sunday Times More tracks the development of the world economy, starting with the first obsidian blades that made their way from what is now Turkey to the Iran-Iraq border 7000 years before Christ, and ending with the Sino-American trade war that we are in right now. Taking history in great strides, More illustrates broad changes by examining details from the design of

Seriously Curious

Seriously Curious
  • Author : Tom Standage
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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Smart, savvy answers to universal questions, from the highly popular The Economist Explains and Daily Chart blogs-a treat for the knowing, the uninitiated, and the downright curious. Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures that Turn Our World Upside Down brings together the very best explainers and charts, written and created by top journalists to help us understand such brain-bending conundrums as why Swedes overpay their taxes, why America still allows child marriage, and what the link is between avocados and

Go Figure

Go Figure
  • Author : The Economist
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 08 November 2016
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Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know brings together for the first time the very best explainers and charts, written and created by top journalists to help us understand such brain-bending conundrums as why almost half the population of Korea has one of two surnames, how bitcoin mining works, and the seasonal distribution of dog poo on the streets of New York. Subjects both topical and timeless, profound and peculiar, are explained with The Economist's trademark wit and

The Victorian Internet

The Victorian Internet
  • Author : Tom Standage
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 02 December 1999
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The history of the telegraph - the men and women who made it - and its relevance to the current Internet debate Beginning with the Abbe Nollet's famous experiment of 1746, when he successfully demonstrated that electricity could pass from one end to the other of a chain of two hundred monks, Tom Standage tells the story of the spread of the telegraph and its transformation of the Victorian world. The telegraph was greeted by all the same concerns, hype, social

The Victorian Internet

The Victorian Internet
  • Author : Tom Standage
  • Publisher : Berkley Publishing Group
  • Release : 02 December 1999
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Offers a historical review of the telegraph network, from its invention by Samuel Morse in the nineteenth century to the present day, exploring the social and political effects it has had on the world throughout its existence