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The Atlas of Food

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The Atlas of Food

Who Eats What, Where, and Why

By Erik Millstone; Tim Lang; Marion Nestle (Foreword by)

University of California Press, Paperback, 9780520254091, 128pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

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Description
What we eat, where we eat, and how we eat: these questions are explored in this remarkable book, first published in 2002. Now in its second edition, "The Atlas of Food "provides an up-to-date and visually appealing way of understanding the important issues relating to global food and agriculture. In mapping out broad areas of investigationcontamination of food and water, overnutrition, micronutrient deficiency, processing, farming, and tradeit offers a concise overview of today's food and farming concerns. Buttressed by engaging prose and vivid graphics, Erik Millstone and Tim Lang convincingly argue that human progress depends on resolving global inequality and creating a more sustainable food production system.
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About the Author
Erik Millstone is Professor of Science Policy at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. Tim Lang is Professor of Food Policy at City University, London, Chair of Sustain, and is a consultant to the World Health Organization.
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