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Title Consuming the inedible : neglected dimensions of food choice / edited by Jeremy MacClancy, Jeya Henry, and Helen Macbeth.

Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  394.12 C766 2007    ---  Available
Description xiv, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The anthropology of food and nutrition ; v. 6
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Evidence for the consumption of the inedible : who, what, when, where and why? / Sera L.Young -- Consuming the inedible : pica behaviour / Carmen Strungaru -- The concepts of food and non-food : perspectives from Spain / Isabel Gonzalez Turmo -- Food definitions and boundaries : eating constraints and human identities / Ellen Messer -- A vile habit? the potential biological consequences of geophagia, with special attention to iron / Sera L. Young.
The discovery of human zinc deficiency : a reflective journey back in time / Ananda S. Prasad -- Geophagia and human nutrition / Peter Hooda and Jeya Henry -- Consumption of materials with low nutritional value and bioactive properties : non-human primates vs. humans / Sabrina Krief -- Lime as the key element : a 'non-food' in food for subsistence / Ricardo Avila, Martin Tena and Peter Hubbard -- Salt as a 'non-food': to what extent do gustatory perceptions determine non-food vs. food choices? / Claude Marcel Hladik.
Non-food food during famine : the Athens famine survivor project / Antonia-Leda Matalas and Louis E. Grivetti -- Eating garbage : socially marginal food provisioning practices / Rachel Black -- Eating cat in the north of Spain in the early twentieth century / F. Xavier Medina -- Insects : forgotten and rediscovered as food. entomophagy among the Eipo, highlands of West New Guinea, and in other traditional societies / Wulf Schiefenhovel and Paul Blum.
Eating snot : socially unacceptable but common. why? / Maria Jesus Portalatin -- Cannibalism : no myth, but why so rare? / Helen Macbeth, Schiefenhovel, and Paul Collinson -- From edible to inedible : social construction, family socialisation, and upbringing / Luis Cantarero -- The use of waste products in the fermentation of alcoholic beverages / Rodolfo Fernandez and Daria Deraga.
Subject Food habits.
Food preferences.
Food Habits -- ethnology.
Anthropology -- methods.
Cultural Characteristics.
Food Preferences -- ethnology.
Pica -- ethnology.
Added Author MacClancy, Jeremy.
Henry, C. J. K.
Macbeth, Helen M.
ISBN 1845453530 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781845453534 (hardback : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101319171
NZ1 11612781

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