Food Studies

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Global Farms Race

Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

Island Press

The first book to examine the burgeoning trend of buying up huge swaths of farmland abroad in all its complexity, considering the implications for investors, host countries, and the world as a whole.

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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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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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Pacific Northwest Cheese

A History

Oregon State University Press
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Food, Genes, and Culture

Eating Right for Your Origins

Island Press
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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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