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These Roots Remain: Food Habit in Islands of the Central and Eastern Pacific Since Western Contact

These Roots Remain: Food Habit in Islands of the Central and Eastern Pacific Since Western Contact
   

Addresses the question of South Pacific peoples retaining their cultural and dietary attachment to traditional food sources despite Westernization. Explores the values of food, not only in diet and health but also as a symbol of power and well-being that structures social life.

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ISBN 9780939154517
Barcode 9780939154517
Published 1 December 1996
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Pollock, Nancy J.
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ISBN-13 9780939154517
ISBN-10 093915451X
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Institute for Polynesian Studies,U.S.
Publication Date 1 December 1996
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Pollock, Nancy J.
Category Sociology & Social Issues
Cooking (Incl. Food And Drink)
Cultural Studies
Customs
Anthropology
Diets & Dieting
Interest Age All ages
Reading Age All ages
Library of Congress Nutritional anthropology - Polynesia., Nutritional anthropology - Micronesia., Food habits - Polynesia.
NBS Text Sociology & Anthropology: Professional
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly;College/higher education
Number of Pages 298
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 248mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 567g
Dewey Code 394.1091823
Catalogue Code 89917

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Addresses the question of South Pacific peoples retaining their cultural and dietary attachment to traditional food sources despite Westernization. Explores the values of food, not only in diet and health but also as a symbol of power and well-being that structures social life.

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