Davidson, Alan Eaton

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DAVIDSON, Alan Eaton

DAVIDSON, Alan Eaton. British, b. 1924. Genres: Food and Wine, Film, Natural history. Career: Managing Director, Prospect Books Ltd., London, since 1980. Joined British Diplomatic Service, 1948; Counsellor and Head of Chancery, U.K. Delegation to NATO, 1968-71; Head of Defence Dept., FCO, 1972-73; Visiting Fellow, Centre for Contemporary European Studies, University of Sussex, 1971-72; British Ambassador, Vientiane, Laos, 1973- 75; Editor, PPC (Petits Propos Culinaires), 1979-; Co-Chair, Oxford Symposia on Food History, 1981-. Publications: Seafish of Tunisia and the Central Mediterranean, 1963; Snakes and Scorpions Found in the Land of Tunisia, 1964; Mediterranean Seafood, 1972; The Role of the Uncommitted European Countries in East/West Relations, 1972; Fish and Fish Dishes of Laos, 1974; Seafood of South East Asia, 1977; (with J. Davidson) Dumas on Food, 1978; North Atlantic Seafood, 1979; (co-ed.) Traditional Recipes of Laos, 1981; On Fasting and Feasting, 1988; A Kipper with My Tea, 1988; Seafood, 1989; Fruit, 1991; Something Quite Big, 1993; The Oxford Companion to Food, 1999. Died 2003.

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