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The Resource Encyclopedia of food and culture, Solomon H. Katz, editor in chief ; William Woys Weaver, associate editor

Encyclopedia of food and culture, Solomon H. Katz, editor in chief ; William Woys Weaver, associate editor

Label
Encyclopedia of food and culture
Title
Encyclopedia of food and culture
Statement of responsibility
Solomon H. Katz, editor in chief ; William Woys Weaver, associate editor
Title variation
Food and culture
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This stunning source explores the nutritional and cultural impact of food, with articles written by anthropologists, chefs, food historians, nutritionists, agronomists, food stylists, and other food researches. The well-written and informative entries cover the history of regional cuisines, major festivals and feasts, and general subjects that examine the cultural, sociological, and psychological perspectives of food. Encyclopedia of Food and Culture will be a classic for years to come."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004. This Dartmouth Medal winning 3 volume set presents 600 articles on food and its place in human culture and society, covering everything from agronomy to zucchini. Students, academics and general researchers will find entries on everything from food preparation, distribution and storage to holidays and festivals, nutrition and health, and cultures and cuisines. The Encyclopediaʼs multidisciplinary articles range from 250 to 10,000 words each and are supplemented by 450 photographs and illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, timelines and a comprehensive index. Systematic outline of contents: Foods: staple foods, Foods: cooked, processed & prepared, Icon foods and superfoods, Beverages, Food production, Food storage, Food Distribution, Food preparation, processing & disposal, Food consumption, The premodern world, Regions, cultures & groups, Human evolution, Nutrition, health & food sciences, Biological basis of nutrition & digestion, Psychology of eating, Diet, Constituents of food, Conditions, disorders & diseases, Hunger, Policy, Food & society, Religion, Feasts, festivals & fasts, Food as Symbol & commodity, Writing about food, Study of food, Biographies
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
394.1/2/097303
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2850
LC item number
.E53 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Katz, Solomon H.
  • Weaver, William Woys
Series statement
Scribner library of daily life
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food habits
  • Food
  • Feeding Behavior
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Food
  • Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Label
Encyclopedia of food and culture, Solomon H. Katz, editor in chief ; William Woys Weaver, associate editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Acceptance to Food politics -- v. 2. Food production to Nuts -- v. 3. Obesity to Zoroastrianism, Index
Control code
50590735
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
3 volumes
Isbn
9780684805672
Isbn Type
(v. 3)
Lccn
2002014607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
Encyclopedia of food and culture, Solomon H. Katz, editor in chief ; William Woys Weaver, associate editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Acceptance to Food politics -- v. 2. Food production to Nuts -- v. 3. Obesity to Zoroastrianism, Index
Control code
50590735
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
3 volumes
Isbn
9780684805672
Isbn Type
(v. 3)
Lccn
2002014607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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