The foods eaten by a nation's population play a key role in shaping the health of that society. This book presents country-specific information on how diet, food security, and concepts of health critically impact the well-being of the world's population.
• Provides concise, accessible information in a ready-reference format that covers most major countries as well as a variety of non-country populations
• Includes an introductory essay that creates a conceptual framework for students
• Presents dozens of recipes that provide various real-world examples of the types of traditional foods eaten in other regions of the world
• Supplies further readings at the end of each entry that guide readers to additional sources of information
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About the Author
Ken Albala is professor of history at the University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA. He is editor of ABC-CLIO's Food Culture around the World series.