World Food

World Food : An Encyclopedia of History, Culture and Social Influence from Hunter Gatherers to the Age of Globalization

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This multicultural and interdisciplinary reference brings a fresh social and cultural perspective to the global history of food, foodstuffs, and cultural exchange from the age of discovery to contemporary times. Comprehensive in scope, this two-volume encyclopedia covers agriculture and industry, food preparation and regional cuisines, science and technology, nutrition and health, and trade and commerce, as well as key contemporary issues such as famine relief, farm subsidies, food safety, and the organic movement.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 800 pages
  • 234 x 352 x 60mm | 2,499.28g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • 0765682788
  • 9780765682789
  • 2,226,749