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Devoured

From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies - How What We Eat Defines Who We Are

by Sophie Egan

<p>A provocative look at how and what Americans eat and why—a flavorful blend of <em>The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Salt Sugar Fat,</em> and <em>Freakonomics</em> that reveals how the way we live shapes the way we eat.</p> <p>Food writer and Culinary ...

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Devouring Cultures

Perspectives on Food, Power, and Identity from the Zombie Apocalypse to Downton Abbey

by Cammie M. Sublette & Jennifer Martin

<p><em>Devouring Cultures</em> brings together contributors from a wide range of disciplines including media studies, rhetoric, gender studies, philosophy, anthropology, literary criticism, film criticism, race theory, history, and linguistics ...

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Diet and the Disease of Civilization

by Adrienne Rose Bitar

<p>Diet books contribute to a $60-billion industry as they speak to the 45 million Americans who diet every year. Yet these books don’t just tell readers what to eat: they offer complete philosophies about who Americans are and how we should ...

ISBN: 9780813589664

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Drinking: Anthropological Approaches

by Garine, Igor de

<p> Over the last decades quite a few studies have been devoted to drinking. Most of these were concerned with alcohol and written by social anthropologists. This book presents multidisciplinary aspects of the ingestion of liquids at large, ...

ISBN: 9781785331657

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Drive-Thru Dreams

A Journey Through the Heart of America's Fast-Food Kingdom

by Adam Chandler

<p><strong>“This is a book to savor, especially if you’re a fast-food fan.”—<em>Bookpage</em></strong></p> <p><strong>&quot;This fun, argumentative, and frequently surprising pop history of American fast food will thrill and educate food lovers

ISBN: 9781250090737

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Dying to Eat

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife

by David Oualaalou, Lacy K. Crocker, Gordon Fuller & others

<p>Food has played a major role in funerary and memorial practices since the dawn of the human race. In the ancient Roman world, for example, it was common practice to build channels from the tops of graves into the crypts themselves, and ...

ISBN: 9780813174716

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Eat the Beetles!

An Exploration into Our Conflicted Relationship with Insects

by David Waltner-Toews

<p><em><strong>Will eating insects change the world for the better??</strong></em></p> <p>Meet the beetles: there are millions and millions of them and many fewer of the rest of us — mammals, birds, and reptiles. Since before recorded history, ...

ISBN: 9781773050355

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Eating Culture

An Anthropological Guide to Food

by Gillian Crowther

<p>Humans have an appetite for food, and anthropology—as the study of human beings, their culture, and society—has an interest in the role of food. From ingredients and recipes to meals and menus across time and space, <em>Eating Culture</em> is

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Eating Culture

An Anthropological Guide to Food, Second Edition

by Gillian Crowther

<p>From ingredients and recipes to meals and menus across time and space, this highly engaging overview illustrates the important roles that anthropology and anthropologists play in understanding food and its key place in the study of ...

ISBN: 9781487593315

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Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat

The Origins of School Lunch in the United States

by Andrew R. Ruis

<p>In <em>Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat</em>, historian A. R. Ruis explores the origins of American school meal initiatives to explain why it was (and, to some extent, has continued to be) so difficult to establish meal programs that satisfy ...

ISBN: 9780813584089

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Ethnic American Food Today

A Cultural Encyclopedia

by Lucy M. Long

<p><em>Ethnic American Food Today</em> introduces readers to the myriad ethnic food cultures in the U.S. today. Entries are organized alphabetically by nation and present the background and history of each food culture along with explorations of

ISBN: 9781442227316

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Farm Labor Struggles in Zimbabwe

The Ground of Politics

by Blair Rutherford

<p>In the early twenty-first century, white-owned farms in Zimbabwe were subject to large-scale occupations by black urban dwellers in an increasingly violent struggle between national electoral politics, land reform, and contestations over ...

ISBN: 9780253024077

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Farms with a Future

Creating and Growing a Sustainable Farm Business

by Rebecca Thistlethwaite

<p>What makes a farm sustainable and successful? And what special qualities and skills are needed for someone to become a successful farmer?</p> <p>Rebecca Thistlethwaite addresses these and other crucial questions in this uniquely important ...

ISBN: 9781603584395

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Feasting in Southeast Asia

by Brian Hayden

<p>Feasting has long played a crucial role in the social, political, and economic dynamics of village life. It is far more than a gustatory and social diversion from daily work routines: alliances are brokered by feasts; debts are created and ...

ISBN: 9780824856274

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Fifty Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio

by Rick Armon

<p>Every craft beer has a story, and part of the fun is learning where the liquid gold in your glass comes from. In <em>Fifty Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio,</em> veteran beer writer Rick Armon picks the can’t-miss brews in a roundup that will ...

ISBN: 9780821446003

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Fixing the Food System: Changing How We Produce and Consume Food

Changing How We Produce and Consume Food

by Steve Clapp

<p>Many believe that America's food system is in dire need of reform, with concerns ranging from the obesity epidemic to exploitative labor practices and negative environmental impact. This eye-opening book answers provocative questions about ...

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Food & Freedom

How the Slow Food Movement Is Changing the World Through Gastronomy

by Carlo Petrini

<p>Inspiring the global fight to revolutionize the way food is grown, distributed, and eaten. ?In the almost thirty years since Carlo Petrini began the Slow Food organization, he has been constantly engaged in the fight for food justice. ...

ISBN: 9780847847211

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Food and Agriculture during the Civil War

by R. Douglas Hurt

<p>This book provides a perspective into the past that few students and historians of the Civil War have considered: agriculture during the Civil War as a key element of power.</p> <p>• Provides a succinct survey of agriculture in the North and

ISBN: 9781440803260

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Food And Nutritional Security Role Of Food Assistance

by SRIDHAR SEETHARAMAN & G. SATYAVANI

<p>Social sector is an important sector for India’s economy and includes health, medical care, nutrition, education, water supply and sanitation, poverty alleviation, housing conditions, etc., all of which contribute significantly to human ...

ISBN: 9789387214286

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Food and Poverty

Food Insecurity and Food Sovereignty among America's Poor

by Leslie Hossfeld, E. Brooke Kelly & Julia Waity

<p>Food insecurity rates, which skyrocketed with the Great Recession, have yet to fall to pre-recession levels. Food pantries are stretched thin, and states are imposing new restrictions on programs like SNAP that are preventing people from ...

ISBN: 9780826522054

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