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Animal, vegetable, junk : a history of food, from sustainable to suicidal

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"From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultraprocessed foods, this expansive tour of human history rewrites the story of our species-and points the way to a better future"--

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at OWWL.

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2 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Bristol Library 394.13 BIT (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52134300065061
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Geneva Public Library 394.1 BIT (Text)
Second Floor New Books
52118301098288
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 394.12 BIT (Text)
Adult New Materials
31846002934338
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328974624
  • ISBN: 1328974626
  • Physical Description: xiv, 364 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-341) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The food-brain feedback loop -- Soil and civilization -- Agriculture goes global -- Creating famine -- The American way of farming -- The farm as factory -- Dust and depression -- Food and the brand -- Vitamania and "the farm problem" -- Soy, chicken, andcholesterol -- Force-feeding junk -- The so-called green revolution -- The resistance -- Where we're at -- The way forward -- Conclusion: We are all eaters.
Summary, etc.:
"From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultraprocessed foods, this expansive tour of human history rewrites the story of our species-and points the way to a better future"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Food habits > United States > History.
Food habits > Environmental aspects > United States.
Agriculture > Social aspects > United States.
Agriculture > Environmental aspects > United States.


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