(since 1999)


Cookbooks, Biographies & Memoirs; Food References, History & Science; Humor, etc.

 You are here > Home

COOKBOOKSFood History: A to F >  A Moveable Feast



From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training & Degrees
More than 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online and Worldwide


A Movable Feast: Ten Millennia of Food Globalization


by Kenneth F. Kiple

A MOVABLE FEAST: Ten Millennia of Food Globalization provides a look at the globalization of food from hunter-gatherers to genetically modified plants and animals.  With topics ranging from farming salmon to feasting on fast food, this comprehensive history looks at the transition from foraging to farming, today's obesity epidemic and fast food, and the world that food globalization has created.

Author Kenneth Kiple emphasizes the importance of the Columbian Exchange, a biological and cultural exchange in the New World that began with Columbus's discovery in 1492.  An exchange of simple food crops such as sugar, wheat and chocolate, as well as the less exciting strains of influenza and bubonic plague, the swap transformed European, American, African and Asian ways of life.  Kiple astutely examines what the world has eaten for the last 10,000 years and what impact those choices has had on our eating and lifestyle habits today.

  Home   |   About & Contact   |   Food History Articles   |   Interviews   |   Cooking Contests   |   Other Links  

Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail:
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2018 James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission. Logo



Popular Pages