Sacred Cow, Mad Cow: A History of Food Fears

Madeleine Ferrières (Author) Jody Gladding (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$54.00
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Publish Date
November 30, 2005
Pages
399
Dimensions
6.48 X 1.15 X 9.5 inches | 1.64 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780231131926
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About the Author

Madeleine Ferrières is professor of social history at the University of Avignon.Jody Gladding is a published poet and the translator of several works, including French Gastronomy: The History and Geography of a Passion.

Reviews

Scholarly, densely written but fascinating.--Ingebord Boyens "Globe and Mail "
Sticks to a rich and well-exploited range of historical sources... Ferrieres argues convincingly.--W. F. Bynum "Nature "
Ferrières cuts across historiographic heritages with intelligence and uncommon pertinence.--Le Monde
Ferrieres' accomplishment provides a historical foundation for anyone interested in development of public policy regarding what we eat.--Booklist
An impressively researched addition to the Arts and Traditions of the Table Series... Filled with choice nuggets of food lore.--Kirkus
Well composed and excellently translated... a delightful excursion... Recommended.--Choice
Truly groundbreaking.--Richard Pillsbury "The Historian "
Its scholarly foundation is solid and extensive... She has read well and has chosen her texts... with care.--Priscilla Ferguson "Journal of Modern History "
A study that has fascinating contemporary echoes... It is a dense but rewarding book.--John Postgate "Times Literary Supplement "
An original and useful book.--David F. Smith "American Historical Review "