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The Cultural Feast: An Introduction to Food and Society

 
 
 
 
The Cultural Feast: An Introduction to Food and Society
Author: Carol A. Bryant - Kathleen M. DeWalt - Anita Court
ISBN 13: 9780534525828
ISBN 10: 534525822
Edition: 2
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2003-03-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
List Price: $182.95
 
 

This textbook examines the evolutionary and historical factors influencing human dietary practices, the relationship between food and culture, and nutrition problems. Specific chapters discuss the relationship between food and industrialization, social organization, and religion, as well as issues like hunger. The authors include academics and health department officials. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR