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Food and Society A Sociological Approach by William C. Whit

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Technology / Agriculture & Animal Husbandry,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9554132M
ISBN 101882289366
ISBN 109781882289363

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