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Lobster : a global history

Lobster : a global history

Author: Elisabeth Townsend
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2011.
Series: Edible series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Featuring beautiful images, and many classic and contemporary recipes, Lobster: A Global History is the first book to describe the social history of lobster consumption around the world.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Townsend
ISBN: 9781861897947 1861897944
OCLC Number: 800806130
Description: 1 vol. (144 p.) : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. From Fertilizer to the Dinner Table --
2. From Main Course to Mass Market --
3. Lobster Takes Centre Stage --
4. Lobster Controversies --
5. Killing and Cooking (Humanely) --
6. The Future of Lobsters.
Series Title: Edible series.
Responsibility: Elisabeth Townsend.


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