The Quest for Food: A Natural History of Eating (Hardback)
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The Quest for Food: A Natural History of Eating (Hardback)

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Hardback 866 Pages / Published: 11/05/2007
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This book explores the links between food and human cultural and physical evolution. Each chapter begins by summarizing the basic knowledge in the field, discusses recent research results, and confirms or challenges established concepts, inviting new insight and provoking new questions. This book catalyzes discussion between scientists working on one side in food science and on the other side in biological and biomedical research.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9780387303345
Number of pages: 866
Weight: 1491 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 46 mm


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"Brussow ... has written an interesting collection of scientific essays about the biological and evolutionary history of eating. The Quest for Food is organized in broad chapters with numerous subchapters. ... Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty." (S. C. Hardesty, CHOICE, Vol. v4 (3), November, 2007)

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