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8. Storm Warnings: The Role of Anthropology in Adapting to Sea-Level Rise in Southwestern Bangladesh
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written by Timothy Finan, 1947-; in Anthropology and Climate Change (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2016, originally published 2009), 175-185
The first edition of Anthropology and Climate Change (2009) pioneered the study of climate change through the lens of anthropology, covering the relation between human cultures and the environment from prehistoric times to the present. This second, heavily revised edition brings the material on this rapidly changi...
written by Timothy Finan, 1947-; in Anthropology and Climate Change (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2016, originally published 2009), 175-185
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7: FOOD FOR WEALTH
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written by Lynn Harbottle, fl. 2000; in Food for Health, Food for Wealth, Anthropology of Food and Nutrition, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2004, originally published 2000), 71-84
Food and eating practices are central to current sociological and anthropological concerns about the body, health, consumption, and identity. This study explores the importance of these themes as they intersect with processes of globalization and cultural production within a specific group of consumers, British Sh...
written by Lynn Harbottle, fl. 2000; in Food for Health, Food for Wealth, Anthropology of Food and Nutrition, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2004, originally published 2000), 71-84
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Appetite for Change: How the Counterculture Took On the Food Industry (2nd Updated Edition)
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written by Warren J. Belasco, fl. 2011 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007), 327 page(s)
written by Warren J. Belasco, fl. 2011 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2007), 327 page(s)
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5: Food and the Economy
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written by Todd Merrifield, fl. 2002, Steven Gorelick, fl. 2002 and Helena Norberg-Hodge; in Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness (West Hartford, CT: Kumarian Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 65-78
If the many social, environmental, and economic crises facing the planet are to be reversed, argue the authors of Bringing the Food Economy Home, local food economies must be rebuilt. Their thought-provoking analysis demonstrates how bringing food production to a local level revitalizes rural economies in both the...
written by Todd Merrifield, fl. 2002, Steven Gorelick, fl. 2002 and Helena Norberg-Hodge; in Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness (West Hartford, CT: Kumarian Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 65-78
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By-products in the Packing Industry
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written by Rudolf Alexander Clemen, 1893-1969 (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1927, originally published 1927), 482 page(s)
This book, by Rudolf A. Clemen, is about utilizing the by-products produced by the meat-packing industry in order to turn waste into a source of revenue and increase profits. Some of the by-products discussed are hides and skins, wool and hair, fats, oils, and greases, soap, pharmaceuticals, glues, fertilizers, an...
written by Rudolf Alexander Clemen, 1893-1969 (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1927, originally published 1927), 482 page(s)
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1. The tributyltin debate: ocean transportation versus seafood harvesting
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written by Stephen J. De Mora, fl. 1990; in Tributyltin: Case Study of an Environmental Contaminant, Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1996), 1-20
This authoritative study brings together a wide variety of disciplines to illustrate the general principles in identifying and quantifying an environmental toxin, elucidating deleterious biological consequences, and the legal framework that can invoke mitigation via regulation. It has wide appeal for undergraduate...
written by Stephen J. De Mora, fl. 1990; in Tributyltin: Case Study of an Environmental Contaminant, Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series, 8 (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1996), 1-20
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PART VII. Contemporary Food-Related Policy Issues
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written by Wayne R. Snodgrass, fl. 2000, Gordon L. Klein, fl. 2000, Beatrice Trum Hunter, fl. 2000, K. T. H. Farrer, fl. 2000, R. E. Hughes, fl. 2000, Kenneth F. Kiple, 1939-2016, Michael W. Pariza, fl. 2000, Marion Nestle, 1936-, Eliza M. Mojduszka, fl. 2000, Alfred E. Harper, fl. 2000, Penelope Nestel, fl. 2000, William H. Whitaker, fl. 2000 and Carol S. Helstosky, fl. 2000; in The Cambridge World History of FoodThe Cambridge World History of Food (Volume Two) (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015, originally published 2000)
An undertaking without parallel or precedent, this monumental two-volume work encapsulates much of what is known of the history of food and nutrition throughout the span of human life on earth. It constitutes a vast and essential chapter in the history of human health and culture. Ranging from the eating habits of...
written by Wayne R. Snodgrass, fl. 2000, Gordon L. Klein, fl. 2000, Beatrice Trum Hunter, fl. 2000, K. T. H. Farrer, fl. 2000, R. E. Hughes, fl. 2000, Kenneth F. Kiple, 1939-2016, Michael W. Pariza, fl. 2000, Marion Nestle, 1936-, Eliza M. Mojduszka, fl. 2000, Alfred E. Harper, fl. 2000, Penelope Nestel, fl. 2000, William H. Whitaker, fl. 2000 and Carol S. Helstosky, fl. 2000; in The Cambridge World History of FoodThe Cambridge World History of Food (Volume Two) (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015, originally published 2000)
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Climate Variability, Climate Change and Fisheries
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edited by Michael H. Glantz, fl. 1992 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 1992), 460 page(s)
As we approach the end of the twentieth century, public and scientific attention is focusing increasingly on the detection and assessment of changes in our environment. This unique volume addresses the potential implications of global warming for fisheries and the societies which depend on them.
edited by Michael H. Glantz, fl. 1992 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 1992), 460 page(s)
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10. Fish population as an ecosystem component and economic object in the Aral Sea basin
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written by Iliya Zholdasova, fl. 1999; in Creeping Environmental Problems and Sustainable Development in the Aral Sea Basin (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1999), 204-224
This multidisciplinary 1999 book comprehensively describes one of the worst human-made environmental catastrophes of the twentieth century: the slow onset of incremental changes which affected the Aral Sea region and its peoples. It provides an important example of how to approach such disasters for students and r...
written by Iliya Zholdasova, fl. 1999; in Creeping Environmental Problems and Sustainable Development in the Aral Sea Basin (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 1999), 204-224
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FIVE: Replacing the Aztec Blender: The Modernization of Popular Cuisine
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written by Jeffrey M. Pilcher, fl. 2000; in iQue vivan los tamales! Food and the Making of Mexican Identity, Dialogos (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2000, originally published 1998)
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