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From hand to mouth, or, How we invented knives, forks, spoons, and chopsticks & the table manners to go with them

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Publisher:
Crowell,
Pub. Date:
c1987.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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'The history of eating utensils and customs from the ancient world to the present. Beginning with the use of small spears to pick meat out of the fire, Giblin follows the development of utensils through the controversial introduction of forks and the casual eating practices of today. Well-organized and spryly written.' --SLJ.

Notable Children's Books of 1987 (ALA) 1987 Children's Editors' Choices (BL) Notable 1987 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC) Children's Books of 1987 (Library of Congress)

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9780690046625
069004660
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Full title from hand to mouth or how we invented knives forks spoons and chopsticks the table manners to go wit
Author giblin james
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subject_facet Dinners and dining -- History -- Juvenile literature, Flatware -- History -- Juvenile literature, Table etiquette -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display From hand to mouth, or, How we invented knives, forks, spoons, and chopsticks & the table manners to go with them
title_full From hand to mouth, or, How we invented knives, forks, spoons, and chopsticks & the table manners to go with them / James Cross Giblin
title_short From hand to mouth, or, How we invented knives, forks, spoons, and chopsticks & the table manners to go with them
topic_facet Dinners and dining, Flatware, History, Table etiquette