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The Cambridge world history of food

Author: Kenneth F Kiple; Kriemhild Coneè Ornelas
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This outstanding work of scholarship explains what we eat and why we eat it. The multidisciplinary articles discuss both individual foods and topcs such as food fads, famine, and eating disorders."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cambridge world history of food.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 00057181
(OCoLC)44541840
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth F Kiple; Kriemhild Coneè Ornelas
ISBN: 9781849722285 1849722285 9780511468674 0511468679 9780511468681 0511468687 0511074131 9780511074134 0521402166 9780521402163
OCLC Number: 180766300
Notes: Includes graphical cross-reference mapper.
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xlii, 2153 pages)) : illustrations.
Contents: v. 1. Determining what our ancestors ate --
Staple foods: domesticated plants and animals --
Grains --
Roots, tubers, and other starchy staples --
Important vegetable supplements --
Staple nuts --
Animal, marine, and vegetable oils --
Trading in tastes --
Important foods from animal sources --
Dietary liquids --
The nutrients --
Vitamins --
Minerals --
Proteins, fats, and essential fatty acids --
Deficiency diseases --
Food-related disorders --
Diet and chronic disease. v. 2. Food and drink around the world --
The history and culture of food and drink in Asia --
in Europe --
in the Americas --
in Sub-Saharan Africa and Oceania --
Culinary history --
History, nutrition, and health --
Contemporary food-related policy issues --
A dictionary of the world's plant foods.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Other Titles: Credo Reference
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Responsibility: editors, Kenneth F. Kiple, Kriemhild Coneè Ornelas.
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