Food Studies

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When Wheat Was King

The Rise and Fall of the Canada-UK Grain Trade

UBC Press

By tracing the rise and controversial fall of the Canadian Wheat Board, Magnan reveals how trade, international relations, and food politics have influenced the grain industry in prairie Canada, the UK, and around the world.

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Acquired Tastes

Why Families Eat the Way They Do

UBC Press

Interviews with Canadian families reveal that our daily food choices reflect individual tastes and preferences but also our economic, social, and geographical place in the world.

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Food Will Win the War

The Politics, Culture, and Science of Food on Canada’s Home Front

UBC Press

A wide-ranging account of how millions of Canadians enlisted to fight on the kitchen front in order to win the war for food.

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Brewed in Japan

The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry

UBC Press

This book explores the many challenges that faced the early production and sale of beer in Japan, including its evolution from a uniquely Western beverage into a thoroughly domestic Japanese commodity by the post-Second World War era.

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The Industrial Diet

The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating

UBC Press

A searing look at the socioeconomic, technological, and political forces that have transformed our food into edible commodities.

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Resistance Is Fertile

Canadian Struggles on the BioCommons

UBC Press

A critical look at the social, environmental, and economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology in Canada.

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