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Who wants pizza? : the kids' guide to the history, science & culture of food

Author: Jan Thornhill
Publisher: Toronto : Maple Tree Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of food, from early hunter-gatherers and domesticating animals for food to the science behind food preservation, produce cultivation, artificial flavor enhancers, and genetic modification.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Thornhill
ISBN: 9781897349960 1897349963 9781897349977 1897349971
OCLC Number: 502633483
Description: 62 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Why eat? --
Why we eat, how our bodies use food, and how we react to food --
How it all started --
How humans evolved from hunter-gatherers to farmers to food preservers to chefs --
Changing food --
How our ways of producing food --
and flavors! --
have changed over the years --
Food for thought --
How food production is impacting the world, and why our food choices matter.
Responsibility: Jan Thornhill.
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Discusses the history of food, from early hunter-gatherers and domesticating animals for food to the science behind food preservation, produce cultivation, artificial flavor enhancers, and genetic modification.

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