Tom Standage is digital editor at the Economist and editor-in-chief of its website. He is the author of six history books, including An Edible History of Humanity and the New York Times bestseller A History of the World in Six Glasses. His writing has also appeared in the Daily Telegraph, the New York Times, and Wired.
Throughout history, food has acted as a catalyst of social change, political organization, geopolitical competition, industrial development, military conflict, and economic expansion. An Edible History of Humanity is a pithy, entertaining account of how a...[SEE MORE]