Cultural perspectives on food and nutrition by Cynthia Roberts

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Published by National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .

Written in English

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  • Ethnic groups -- Food -- Bibliography.,
  • Nutritional anthropology -- Bibliography.

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StatementCynthia Roberts.
SeriesSpecial reference briefs -- SRB 92-11., Special reference briefs -- NAL-SRB. 92-11.
ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 81 p. ;
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17784770M

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