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Hungry planet : what the world eats

Menzel, Peter, 1948-

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  • Creator photographed by Peter Menzel ; written by Faith D'Aluisio
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Napa, Calif. : Material World Press ; Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, [2005] ©2005
  • Physical Details
    • 287 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 x 31 cm
  • ISBNs 1580086810, 9781580086813
  • OCLC ocm60349000

Summary

  • "A photographic collection exploring what the world eats featuring portraits of thirty families from twenty-four countries surrounded by a week's worth of food"--Provided by publisher.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-283).

Contents

  • Foreword / Marion Nestle -- Dinner is served -- Australia -- Bhutan -- Bosnia -- Essay : Baked, boiled, roasted, and fried / Alfred W. Crosby -- Photo gallery : the kitchen -- Chad -- China -- Essay : McSlow / Corby Kummer -- Photo gallery : Fast food -- Cuba -- Ecuador -- Egypt -- France -- Essay : Cart a la carte / Charles C. Mann -- Photo gallery : Street food -- Germany -- Great Britain -- Greenland -- Guatemala -- Essay : Food with a face / Michael Pollan -- Photo gallery : meat -- India -- Italy -- Japan -- Kuwait -- Essay : Launching a sea ethic / Carl Safina -- Photo gallery : fish -- Mali -- Mexico -- Mongolia -- Philippines -- Essay : Diabesity / Francine R. Kaufman -- Photo gallery : meals -- Poland -- Turkey -- United States