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Small Bites

Biocultural Dimensions of Children's Food and Nutrition

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Small Bites travels the globe to show how biology and culture influence how children eat, and how child nutrition can be made more equitable and sustainable.

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From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms

Food, Agriculture, and Change in the Holland Marsh

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From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms reveals how some of the most profitable farmland in Canada has been shaped, and ultimately imperilled, by liberal notions of progress and nature.

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When Wheat Was King

The Rise and Fall of the Canada-UK Grain Trade

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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

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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

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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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The Industrial Diet

The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating

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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

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

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Health and Sustainability in the Canadian Food System

Advocacy and Opportunity for Civil Society

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Lays out new strategies for advocacy groups to achieve a sustainable, healthy food system.

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