'This stimulating and easy to read book should appeal to a general readership, including agriculturalists, anthropologists, historians and food technologists.'
Journal of Experimental Agriculture
'Bread, Beer and the Seeds of Change makes a convincing and highly enjoyable case for fermentation as a key player in the history of agriculture. This fascinating book will change the way you think about the process and prospects for food production. Indeed, I know of no other book that so clearly illustrates the power of agricultural productivity to influence human destiny.'
N. Michele Holbrook, Harvard University
'Couldn't put it down ... I'm amazed at the information ... and how [the authors] pulled it all together so nicely.'
Jerry Bennett, University of Florida
'[The book] offers exciting and novel insights that make for interesting reading. ... the role that 'bread and beer' played all over the world will draw the attention of an international audience.'
Larry Purcell, University of Arkansas
'A welcome and timely contribution to the growing public discussion of the role of food in our lives. Historically informative and thoroughly engaging.'
Fred Gregory, University of Florida, Patricia Gregory, Nutritionist