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  • Adding Value (RLE Marketing)by Geoffrey G. Jones; Nicholas J. Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    An international group of scholars, drawn from the United States, Europe and Australia and from a number of academic disciplines, explores the history of marketing in the food and drink industries, focusing on the meaning of brands, the ways in which they add value and the surrounding business strategies. more...

  • Picker's Pocket Guide to Bottlesby Michael Polak

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.29

    Buried Treasures When a brilliant and rare flask sold at auction for a record $176,670 a few years ago, a secret was unearthed - bottles are true buried treasures. Discover for yourself what veteran bottle hunters have known for years with this hands-on, how-to guide to picking bottles. Learn what seasoned collectors look for and what they value... more...

  • 2013 AMS Conference - Wine Marketing Trackby Barry Babin; Johan Bruwer

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    This ebook with Barry Babin (Max P. Watson Jr. Professor of Business at Louisiana Tech University) as guest editor represents a significant step in the association between the Academy of Marketing Science (AMS), the International Journal of Wine Business Research, and the wine research community overall. The first three papers in this issue are from... more...

  • Tobacco Merchantby Maurice Duke; Daniel P. Jordan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Maurice Duke and Daniel P. Jordan vividly describe the colorful life and times of one of the South's -- and America's -- most important businesses and provide insight into how luck, management practices, and personalities helped the company rise to international prominence. Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, the world's largest independent leaf tobacco... more...

  • A History of the Hemp Industry in Kentuckyby James F. Hopkins

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 22.00

    It is hard to believe that at one time burley tobacco was not the chief cash crop in Kentucky. Yet for more than half a century hemp dominated the state's agricultural production. James Hopkins surveys the hemp industry in Kentucky from its beginning through its complete demise at the end of World War II, describing the processes of seeding and harvesting... more...

  • The ethics of consumptionby Helena Röcklinsberg; Per Sandin

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 86.01

    We are all consumers. What we consume, how, and how much, has consequences of great moral importance for humans, animals, and the environment. Great challenges lie ahead as we are facing population growth and climate change and reduced availability of fossil fuels.It is often argued that key to meeting those challenges is changing consumption patterns... more...

  • Our Daily Bread: Socialist Distribution and the Art of Survival in Stalin's Russia, 1927-1941by Kate Transchel; Elena Osokina

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Drawing on newly available archival materials including official documents, reports, and personal accounts, this remarkable study presents a detailed picture of the living standards of various social groups in prewar Soviet Russia, and the role of state-controlled distribution of food and goods as a tool of the Stalinist dictatorship. The study offers... more...

  • Food Democracyby Sue Booth; John Coveney

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 46.80

    This book explores the links between food and democracy. It addresses how democratic principles can be used to shape our food system and takes a practical ?how-to? approach to using democratic processes to regain control of the food we eat. It also highlights what food democracy looks like on the ground and how individuals, communities and societies... more...

  • Salt and the Colombian Stateby Joshua M. Rosenthal

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    In republican Colombia, salt became an important source of revenue not just to individuals, but to the state, which levied taxes on it and in some cases controlled and profited from its production. The salt trade consistently accounted for roughly ten percent of government income. In the town of la Salina de Chita, in Boyacá province, thermal springs... more...

  • Organicby Peter Laufer

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    Part food narrative, part investigation, part adventure story, Organic is an eye-opening and entertaining look into the anything goes world behind the organic label. It is also a wakeup call about the dubious origins of food labeled organic. After eating some suspect organic walnuts that supposedly were produced in Kazakhstan, veteran journalist... more...