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- F+W Media 2007; US$ 19.95
For millions of Americans, wine is more than just a libation. It's a hobby, an investment-it's a passion. The Wine Lover's Journal is the perfect way for wine enthusiasts to learn more about this sophisticated drink. This sleek journal is also an ideal method for connoisseurs to keep track of wines they've tried-and those they are still itching to... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
Many people like to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from the farmers market. The farmers market is a special market where farmers sell the crops they grow. They sell different crops at different times of the year. Sometimes the farmers even make sweet desserts with their fresh fruit. Follow this farming family through the seasons and learn how to weigh... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 149.99
Historically, the challenge for humans has been to secure a sufficient supply of food to stave off hunger and starvation. As a result, much of the research on food and agriculture in the past century has focused on issues related to production efficiency, food supply, and farm profitability. In recent years, however, farmers, agribusiness, policy makers,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1987; US$ 29.95
Leroy Daniels was born in 1882 near Adair, Iowa. When he was ten, his father gave him a pony and a checkbook and sent him out to buy cattle. By the time he was sixteen, he was alone on a ranch in Montana with a herd of seventy wild horses to break. At twenty-one, he was trading horses in the Chicago stockyards, where he told Henry Ford that a horse... more...
- Food First Books 2011; US$ 12.99
Food Movements Unite! Strategies to transform our food systems The present corporate food regime dominating the planet?s food systems is environmentally destructive, financially volatile and socially unjust. Though the regime?s contributions to the planet?s four-fold food-fuel-finance and climate crises are well documented, the “solutions?... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 52.95
The cigarette is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. It is also one of the most beguiling, thanks to more than a century of manipulation at the hands of tobacco industry chemists. In Golden Holocaust , Robert N. Proctor draws on reams of formerly-secret industry documents to explore how the cigarette came to be the most widely-used... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 16.95
After eight months in his childhood home helping his mother through her bout with cancer, Matthew Frank and his wife were themselves desperate for comfort. They found sanctuary in the most unlikely place?amid a collection of outcasts and eccentrics on a plot of land miles outside their comfort zone: a ?mostly medical? marijuana farm in California.... more...
- IOS Press 2012; US$ 196.00
The recent global financial crisis exposed the serious limitations of existing economic and financial models. Not only did macro models fail to predict the crisis, they seemed incapable of explaining what was happening to the economy. Policymakers felt abandoned by the conventional tools of the now obsolete Washington consensus and the World Trade... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 64.90
This study forms a welcome addition to the growing number of works on the economic history of Southeast Asia. In his Foreword, Dr John F. Cady, the author of A History of Modern Burma, writes that Dr Cheng "has placed all students of Burma in her debt by this highly articulate and clarifying contribution to the country's economic history". more...