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THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF FOOD AND NUTRITION
This dictionary offers jargon-free entries on food, nutrition, diet, and health that clearly explain even the most technical of nutritional terms.

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF FOOD, POLITICS AND SOCIETY
The thirty-five chapters in this handbook address four major themes in the politics of food: property, technology, justice and knowledge.

THE CAMBRIDGE WORLD HISTORY OF FOOD
Volume 1
Volume 2
Ranging from the eating habits of our prehistoric ancestors to food-related policy issues we face today, this work covers the full spectrum of foods that have been hunted, gathered, cultivated, and domesticated; their nutritional make-up and uses; and their impact on cultures and demography.

FOOD DEMOCRACY: FROM CONSUMER TO FOOD CITIZEN
This book explores the links between food and democracy. It addresses how democratic principles can be used to shape our food system and takes a practical ‘how-to’ approach to using democratic processes to regain control of the food we eat. It also highlights what food democracy looks like on the ground and how individuals, communities and societies can be empowered to access, cook and eat healthy food in ways that are sustainable.

EVERYONE EATS: UNDERSTANDING FOOD AND CULTURE
Everyone Eats examines the social and cultural reasons for our food choices and provides an explanation of the nutritional reasons for why humans eat what they do, resulting in a unique cultural and biological approach to the topic.