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100 Million Years of Food

What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today

by Stephen Le

<p><b>A fascinating tour through the evolution of the human diet, and how we can improve our health by understanding our complicated history with food.</b></p><p>There are few areas of modern life that are burdened by as much information and ...

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A Diet of Austerity

Class, Food and Climate Change

by Elaine Graham-Leigh

<span><span>Received wisdom is increasingly that we all have to eat less to save the planet, but received wisdom is wrong. A Diet of Austerity argues that, just as the poor are blamed for the economic crisis, Malthusian conceptions about food ...

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Acquired Tastes

Why Families Eat the Way They Do

by Brenda L. Beagan, Gwen E. Chapman, Josée Johnston & others

Magazine articles and self-improvement books tell us that our food choices serve as bold statements about who we are as individuals. <EM>Acquired Tastes</EM> reveals that they say more about where we come from and who we would like to be. ...

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Agrarian Crisis in India

The Case of Bihar

by F. Tomasson Jannuzi

Although much has been written on agrarian reforms in India, there are few in-depth studies of specific states and none concerning the relevance of agrarian reforms to the economic development and political stability of Bihar— a state containing

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Agriculture and Economic Growth: Japan's Experience

by Ohkawa, Kazushi

<p>This book contains updated versions of a set of papers presented at the International Conference on Agriculture and Economic Development-A Symposium on Japan's Experience which was held in Tokyo, July, 1967. These papers make a comprehensive ...

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America the Edible

A Hungry History, from Sea to Dining Sea

by Adam Richman

<p>Get ready to devour America. Adam Richman, the exuberant host of Travel Channel's <i>Man v. Food</i> and <i>Man v. Food Nation</i>, has made it his business to root out unique dining experiences from coast to coast. Now, he zeroes in on some ...

ISBN: 9781609611965

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American Farms, American Food

A Geography of Agriculture and Food Production in the United States

by John C. Hudson & Christopher R. Laingen

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">American Farms, American Food</span><span> bridges the gap between agricultural production and food studies allowing readers to learn about both subjects up close and in detail. Beyond that, the book ...

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American Organic

A Cultural History of Farming, Gardening, Shopping, and Eating

by Robin O'Sullivan

In 1947, when J. I. Rodale, editor of <i>Organic Gardening</i>, declared, "the Revolution has begun," a mere 60,000 readers and a ragtag army of followers rallied to the cause, touting the benefits of food grown with all-natural humus. More than

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An Unlikely Vineyard

The Education of a Farmer and Her Quest for Terroir

by Deirdre Heekin

<p>Named one of the Best Wine Books of 2014 by <em>The New York Times</em>, <em>An Unlikely Vineyard</em> tells the evolutionary story of Deirdre Heekin’s farm from overgrown fields to a fertile, productive, and beautiful landscape that melds ...

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Animal Factory

The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy, and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment

by David Kirby

<p>Swine flu. Bird flu. Unusual concentrations of cancer and other diseases. Massive fish kills from flesh-eating parasites. Recalls of meats, vegetables, and fruits because of deadly E-coli bacterial contamination. </p><p>Recent public health ...

ISBN: 9781429958097

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Another Person's Poison

A History of Food Allergy

by Matthew Smith

<div><P>To some, food allergies seem like fabricated cries for attention. For others, they pose a dangerous health threat. Food allergies are bound up with so many personal and ideological concerns that it is difficult to determine what is ...

ISBN: 9780231539197

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Attaining Food Security

Experiments of 10 Asian Nations

by Alka Parikh

As developing nations across the globe struggle to find effective means of reaching out to their hungry , they need knowledge about alternative ways of addressing this issue. It is useful to know how other nations are addressing this problem and

ISBN: 9789351289265

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Beer 101 North

Craft Breweries and Brewpubs of the Washington and Oregon Coasts

by Jon C. Stott

Oregon and Washington have been leaders in the craft beer boom that began in the 1980s. The number of craft breweries and brewpubs in the U.S. has increased dramatically in recent years—almost 4700 were doing business as of mid–2016. Much of ...

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Beyond the Kale

Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City

by Kristin Reynolds, Nevin Cohen, Nik Heynen & others

ISBN: 9780820349480

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Big Chicken

The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

by Maryn McKenna

In this eye-opening exposé, acclaimed health journalist and <i>National Geographic</i> contributer Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity—and human health threat—uncovering the ...

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Big Farms Make Big Flu

Dispatches on Influenza, Agribusiness, and the Nature of Science

by Rob Wallace

<p style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">Thanks to breakthroughs in production and food science, agribusiness has been able to devise new ways to grow more food and get it more places more quickly. There is no shortage of news items on hundreds of ...

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Big Hunger

The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups

by Andrew Fisher & Saru Jayaraman

<DIV>Food banks and food pantries have proliferated in response to an economic emergency. The loss of manufacturing jobs combined with the recession of the early 1980s and Reagan administration cutbacks in federal programs led to an explosion in

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Blood Oranges

Colonialism and Agriculture in the South Texas Borderlands

by Timothy P. Bowman

<DIV><I>Blood Oranges</I> traces the origins and legacy of racial differences between Anglo Americans and ethnic Mexicans (Mexican nationals and Mexican Americans) in the South Texas borderlands in the twentieth century. Author Tim Bowman ...

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Born With a Junk Food Deficiency

How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health

by Martha Rosenberg

This hard-hitting exposé blows the lid off of everything you thought you knew about Big Pharma and Big Food. What goes on behind the scenes in these industries is more suspicious, more devious, more disreputable than you could have ever ...

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Bountiful Harvest

From Land to Table

by Betty LaDuke

<div>In 2010 painter Betty LaDuke was invited to spend time with the men and women who harvest the orchards, vineyards, and farms in southern Oregon. Betty took to the field with her sketch pads and captured the spirit of each worker in her ...

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