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The Sociology of Food

Stephen J Mennell

The Sociology of Food

Eating, Diet and Culture (Special Issue of "Current Sociology")

by Stephen J Mennell

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Published by Sage Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology (Specific Aspects),
  • Social aspects,
  • Food Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Customs,
  • Food & Drink / Cookery,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Food,
  • Food habits,
  • Nutrition

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7909513M
    ISBN 100803988397
    ISBN 109780803988392


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