Food Studies

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Full text of journals from the American Anthropological Association from their first issues through current issues.

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Dictionary containing entries on food, nutrition, diet, and health.

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Articles on issues pertaining to the full range of topics in the area of food and agricultural ethics.


Create and save maps illustrating 168 indicators on the food environment covering food choices, health and well-being, and community characteristics in U.S. states or counties. Indicators include store/restaurant proximity, food prices, and food and nutrition assistance programs. Data is drawn from numerous sources including the Decennial Census, County Business Patterns, and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.


Time period covered: 1450 to present; Publication coverage: 1954 to present

Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations on the history of the world, except the United States and Canada. Subjects include diplomatic history, economics, international relations, and political science.

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Scholarly encyclopedia covering events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected food and drink preparartion and consumption in America.

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Anthropology of Food

Food and Economics

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Food History

Food Writing