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American Farms, American Food : A Geography of Agriculture and Food Production in the United States

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American Farms, American Food bridges the gap between agricultural production and food studies allowing readers to learn about both subjects up close and in detail. Beyond that, the book provides background on the domestication, breeding, and development of crop plants and livestock that have become the food we eat. Themes such as the family farm, local food production, organic agriculture, genetically modified crops, food imports, and commodity exports are developed in nine separate chapters. The chapters treat specific crops or livestock types from the point of view of both production and consumption, highlighting the changes that have taken place in both farming strategies and food preferences over the years.
Number of Pages: 149
Genre: Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: John C. Hudson & Christopher R. Laingen
Language: English
Street Date: August 16, 2016
TCIN: 51753024
UPC: 9781498508209
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-4026
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