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Food and Clothing
  • Format
  • Authored by: Daniel Gilpin
  • From the Series: History of Invention
  • Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 11
  • ISBN-10: 081605441X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-5441-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 04/01/2004
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  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 96


Many people consider a style of dressing or preparing a meal as part of their cultural identity, but the importance of these characteristics goes much deeper than taste or image, for choices in food and clothing usually reflect a combination of necessity and precedence. Food and Clothing tells the fascinating story behind what types of food and clothing are available today. Raising readers' awareness that what one wears and eats are products of human ingenuity and invention, this book looks at the inventors and inventions that have most shaped these aspects of life. The illustrated volume features a timeline, glossary, further reading list, and index.

Coverage includes:

  • Hunting and Gathering
  • Farming Takes Hold
  • The Agricultural Revolution
  • Fishing
  • Getting Intensive
  • New Techniques
  • Preparation and Preservation
  • Traditional Clothing
  • Modern Materials.


Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Glossary. Further reading. Timeline. Index.

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