Rhetoric of Eating

Spg 2011


Kathleen Gust
Engineering Library

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Eating Resources

Suggested Reference Materials in the Information Center:

Suggested authors:
Frances Moore Lappé, Marion Nestle, Michael Pollan, John Robbins

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Suggested Call number ranges in Green (also consider Biology and Law Libraries):

  • GT2850-2880: Eating and drinking customs
    • Bite me: Food in popular culture.
    • Food and culture: a reader.
    • The omnivore's dilemma: a natural history of four meals.
    • Foodies : democracy and distinction in the gourmet foodscape
  • HD9000-9495: Land use, includes social/cultural aspects of food
    • Blatt, Harvey. America's food: what you don't know about what you eat.
    • Stuffed and starved: markets, power and the hidden battle for the world food system.
  • RC620-627: Nutritional diseases - many of these are at the Medical Library.
  • TX341-840: Home Economics (including food and cooking)
    • Foodfight : the citizen's guide to a food and farm bill
    • The revolution will not be microwaved : inside America's underground food movements.
    • Acquired tastes : on the trail of the world's most sought-after delicacies.

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