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Review Date:26 Oct 2017
This is an extremely ambitious, thought-provoking, challenging and inspiring book.
Review Date:31 Dec 2009
I must admit that, at the outset, the prospect of reviewing yet another book on the history of spices was not particularly alluring. In recent years there have been several such accounts, part of a succession it seems – or currently, an avalanche – of ‘food history’ books.