Armies, Wars and their Food

By: D. Vijaya Rao

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In the history of mankind armies fought at the behest of a ruler to conquer and expand territories. In due course war crafts were devised and war logistics were developed. However armies’ food remained much the same as ever for a very long time. Eventually science and technology played a crucial role in bringing army foods and nourishment to the expected level of modernity commensurate with advancements in other features of the war craft. Armies Wars and their Food traces the evolution of military rations and provides insights into the concept of nutrition for military from the point of a food scientist. The principal theme of the book is the historical development of armies and the supply and delivery systems prevalent at different periods of time. Providing a ready source of historical perspectives on the armies it discusses the role of science and technology in instigating improvements in military ration. The book will appeal to students of food science and nutrition army navy and air force establishments food industry laboratories and research and development organizations. General readers interested in the history of science and military history will also find this book useful.Printed Pages: 554 121 illustrations & Figures & 114 tables.

Title: Armies, Wars and their Food

Author Name: D. Vijaya Rao

Categories: Cookery and Cuisine, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2011

ISBN: 8175969180

ISBN 13: 9788175969186

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 101424

Keywords: Armies Wars and their Food D. Vijaya Rao