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  • Electronic book text | 240 pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Polity Press
  • United Kingdom
  • 0745688055
  • 9780745688053

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"Grains explores the foundational role that maize, wheat, and rice have played in the construction of global food regimes. Taking a deep dive into the political economy of food, Bill Winders combines trenchant analyses with a clear and engaging narrative about the three crops that influence everything we eat." Eric Holt-Gimenez, Food First, Institute for Food & Development Policy "Banana wars, the Irish potato famine, food riots, climate change and the price of beer, anti-GM protests, food imperialism, and hegemonic rule are all integral features of food regimes. From production to consumption, Winders unearths the contribution of politics, economics, and geopolitics to the global food regimes of rice, maize, and wheat." Kathleen C Schwartzman, University of Arizonashow more