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Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

by Paul Collinson, Iain Young, Lucy Antal & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Sustainability is one of the great problems facing food production today. Using cross-disciplinary perspectives from international scholars working in social, cultural and biological anthropology, ecology and...

Food in Zones of Conflict

by Paul Collinson & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (September 01, 2014)

The availability of food is an especially significant issue in zones of conflict because conflict nearly always impinges on the production and the distribution of food, and causes increased competition for...

Barter and Social Regeneration in the Argentinean Andes

by Olivia Angé Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Despite the pervasiveness of barter across societies, this mode of transaction has largely escaped the anthropologist's gaze. Drawing on data from fairs in the Argentinean Andes, this book unveils both barter's...


by Marion Demossier Berghahn Books (April 01, 2018)

Drawing on more than twenty years of fieldwork, this book explores the professional, social and cultural world of Burgundy wines, the role of terroir, and its transnational deployment in China, Japan, South...

Liquid Bread: Beer and Brewing in Cross-Cultural Perspective

by Wulf Schiefenhovel & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (May 01, 2011)

Beer is an ancient alcoholic drink which, although produced through a more complex process than wine, was developed by a wide range of cultures to become internationally popular. This book is the first multidisciplinary,...

Consuming the Inedible: Neglected Dimensions of Food Choice

by Jeremy M. MacClancy, Jeya Henry & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (December 01, 2007)

Everyday, millions of people eat earth, clay, nasal mucus, and similar substances. Yet food practices like these are strikingly understudied in a sustained, interdisciplinary manner. This book aims to correct...

Food Health

by Janet Chrzan & John Brett Berghahn Books (February 01, 2017)

Nutritional Anthropology and public health research and programming have employed similar methodologies for decades; many anthropologists are public health practitioners while many public health practitioners...

Foodways and Empathy: Relatedness in a Ramu River Society, Papua New Guinea

by Anita von Poser Berghahn Books (July 01, 2013)

Through the sharing of food, people feel entitled to inquire into one another's lives and ponder one another's states in relation to their foodways. This in-depth study focuses on the Bosmun of Daiden, a Ramu...