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Food As Agent Of Change: 'An Edible History'

Jun 3, 2009 (Talk of the Nation)

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Author Tom Standage doesn't think food is history's central motivating force. Rather, as he writes in his book An Edible History of Humanity, Standage thinks of food as more of "an invisible fork" prodding humanity along.

"After all," he continues, "everything that every person has ever done, throughout history, has literally been fueled by food."

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