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  • The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Societyby Ronald J. Herring

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 174.99

    Food has, for most of our species history, been intensely political: who gets to eat what, how often, and through what means? The scale of polity in question has shifted over time, from very local institutions dividing up grain piles to an international community imagined in the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations. Simultaneously, the... more...

  • Food, Farms, and Communityby Lisa Chase; Vern Grubinger

    University of New Hampshire Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    How food systems reflect our values and contribute to our economy, environment, and culture more...

  • Food in Time and Placeby Paul Freedman; Joyce E. Chaplin; Ken Albala

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Food and cuisine are important subjects for historians across many areas of study. Food, after all, is one of the most basic human needs and a foundational part of social and cultural histories. Such topics as famines, food supply, nutrition, and public health are addressed by historians specializing in every era and every nation. Food in Time and... more...

  • Umkämpftes Essenby Cornelia Reiher; Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 61.92

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Cornelia Reiher ist Juniorprofessorin für die Gesellschaft Japans an der Freien Universität Berlin. Dr. Sarah Ruth Sippel ist Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Centre for Area Studies der Universität Leipzig.   Reihe Transnationale Geschichte - Band 003 more...

  • Low-Cost, Low-Tech Innovationby Vijay Vyas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Like much of SMEs research, innovation studies of small enterprises have commenced later and are less numerous. The focus of such studies remains high-technology enterprises, which continue to attract both academic and popular interest, oblivious to the innovative endeavours of people in traditional low-tech industries. This book attempts to... more...

  • Food Security and Developmentby Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food security. Seen through various disciplinary lenses... more...

  • New Challenges to Food Securityby Ian Christoplos; Adam Pain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Food security is high on the political agenda. Fears about societal insecurity due to food price increases and hunger, grave scenarios regarding the effects of climate change and general uncertainty about the impacts of investments in biofuels and so-call ?land grabbing? on food prices and availability have meant that food security is now recognised... more...

  • We Just Keep Running the Lineby LaGuana Gray

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    The poultry processing industry in El Dorado, Arkansas, was an economic powerhouse in the latter half of the twentieth century. It was the largest employer in the interconnected region of South Arkansas and North Louisiana surrounding El Dorado, and the fates of many related companies and farms depended on its continued financial success. We Just... more...

  • The Mini Farming Bibleby Brett L. Markham

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 27.95

    When Brett Markham published a small black and white handbook about how to run a successful mini farm—he never dreamed how popular the book would soon become. In 2010 Skyhorse Publishing Inc. published Brett?s book in full color with over a hundred of the author?s own photographs—and Mini Farming became an instant bestseller spawning four additional... more...

  • Picker's Pocket Guide to Bottlesby Michael Polak

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    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...