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Eating Right in the Renaissance
University of California Press (2002)
CA$51.42

Eating right has been an obsession for longer than we think. Renaissance Europe had its own...

Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

Food Politics

How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

University of California Press (2013)
CA$34.22

We all witness, in advertising and on supermarket shelves, the fierce competition for our food...

Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety

Safe Food (2nd ed.)

The Politics of Food Safety

University of California Press (2010)
CA$34.22

Food safety is a matter of intense public concern, and for good reason. Millions of annual cases of...

Eating Apes
University of California Press (2003)
CA$33.08

Eating Apes is an eloquent book about a disturbing secret: the looming extinction of humanity's...

Encarnación’s Kitchen: Mexican Recipes from Nineteenth-Century California

Encarnación’s Kitchen

Mexican Recipes from Nineteenth-Century California

University of California Press (2003)
CA$28.51

In 1991 Ruth Reichl, then a Los Angeles Times food writer, observed that much of the style now...

Zinfandel: A History of a Grape and Its Wine

Zinfandel

A History of a Grape and Its Wine

University of California Press (2003)
CA$44.51

The Zinfandel grape—currently producing big, rich, luscious styles of red wine—has a large, loyal,...

Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World

Tsukiji

The Fish Market at the Center of the World

University of California Press (2004)
CA$34.22

Located only blocks from Tokyo's glittering Ginza, Tsukiji—the world's largest marketplace for...

Born Again Bodies: Flesh and Spirit in American Christianity

Born Again Bodies

Flesh and Spirit in American Christianity

University of California Press (2004)
CA$34.22

"Fat People Don't Go to Heaven!" screamed a headline in the tabloid Globe in November 2000. The...

Our Overweight Children: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do to Control the Fatness Epidemic

Our Overweight Children

What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do to Control the Fatness Epidemic

University of California Press (2004)
CA$30.80

The United States is facing a health crisis of epidemic proportions: children are gaining weight...

The Art of Cooking: The First Modern Cookery Book
University of California Press (2005)
CA$44.51

Maestro Martino of Como has been called the first celebrity chef, and his extraordinary treatise on...