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Encyclopedia of food and culture

Author: Solomon H Katz; William Woys Weaver
Publisher: New York., NY : Thomson/Gale, ©2003.
Series: Scribner library of daily life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This stunning source explores the nutritional and cultural impact of food, with articles written by anthropologists, chefs, food historians, nutritionists, agronomists, food stylists, and other food researches. The well-written and informative entries cover the history of regional cuisines, major festivals and feasts, and general subjects that examine the cultural, sociological, and psychological perspectives of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
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Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of food and culture.
New York : Scribner, ©2003
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Solomon H Katz; William Woys Weaver
ISBN: 0684805685 9780684805689 0684805650 9780684805658 0684805669 9780684805665 0684805677 9780684805672 0684314169 9780684314167
OCLC Number: 1057991094
Target Audience: Young Adult; Young Adult.
Description: volumes 1 xix., 691 pages volumes 2 614 pages volumes 3 699 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Acceptance to food politics --
v. 2. Food production to nuts --
v. 3. Obesity to Zoroastrianism, index.
Series Title: Scribner library of daily life.
Other Titles: Food and culture
Food
Responsibility: Solomon H. Katz, editor in chief ; William Woys Weaver, associate editor.
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This reference presents more than 700 articles - from apples to zucchini - on food and its place in human culture and society, and covers topics from food preparation, distribution, and storage, to  Read more...

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