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By Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, Don Willis

This e-book presents a very good selection of interdisciplinary and foreign essays interpreting the food-place dating. It explores such themes because the background of foodstuff and agriculture, the globalization and localization of nutrients, and the position of position in defining the wider societal effects of this ever-changing phenomena.

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