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Animal, vegetable, junk : a history of food, from sustainable to suicidal

Author: Mark Bittman
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultraprocessed foods, this expansive tour of human history rewrites the story of our species--and points the way to a better future"--
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
History
Self-help publications
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bittman, Mark.
Animal, vegetable, junk
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021
(DLC) 2020034052
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bittman
ISBN: 9781328974624 1328974626 9780358392422 035839242X
OCLC Number: 1184122217
Description: xiv, 364 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The food-brain feedback loop --
Soil and civilization --
Agriculture goes global --
Creating famine --
The American way of farming --
The farm as factory --
Dust and depression --
Food and the brand --
Vitamania and "the farm problem" --
Soy, chicken, and cholesterol --
Force-feeding junk --
The so-called green revolution --
The resistance --
Where we're at --
The way forward --
Conclusion: We are all eaters.
Responsibility: Mark Bittman.

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