Food and globalization: consumption, markets and politics in the modern world
Nuetzenadel, A. and Trentmann, Frank (2008) Food and globalization: consumption, markets and politics in the modern world. Oxford, UK: Berg. ISBN 9781845206796.
Book synopsis: Food has a special significance in the expanding field of global history. Food markets were the first to become globally integrated, linking distant cultures of the world, and in no other area have the interactions between global exchange and local cultural practices been as pronounced as in changing food cultures. In this wide-ranging and fascinating book, the authors provide an historical overview of the relationship between food and globalization in the modern world. Together, the chapters of this book provide a fresh perspective on both global history and food studies. As such, this book will be of interest to a wide range of students and scholars of history, food studies, sociology, anthropology and globalization.
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|Date Deposited:||07 Apr 2011 15:32|
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