The omnivore's dilemma : a natural history of four meals / Michael Pollan

Author(s): Pollan, Michael
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Subjects: Food habits
Food preferences
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Penguin Press, 2006
LC Classification: G, GT
Physical Description: 450 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction : our national eating disorder 1
1. The plant : corn's conquest 15
2. The farm 32
3. The elevator 57
4. The feedlot : making meat 65
5. The processing plant : making complex foods 85
6. The consumer : a republic of fat 100
7. The meal : fast food 109
8. All flesh is grass 123
9. Big organic 134
10. Grass : thirteen ways of looking at a pasture 185
11. The animals : practicing complexity 208
12. Slaughter : in a glass abattoir 226
13. The market : "greetings from the non-barcode people" 239
14. The meal : grass-fed 262
15. The forager 277
16. The omnivore's dilemma 287
17. The ethics of eating animals 304
18. Hunting : the meat 334
19. Gathering : the fungi 364
20. The perfect meal 391
Notes: LCCN: 2005056557
ISBN: 1594200823
EAN: 9781594200823
Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-435) and index
OCLC Number: 62290639
ISBN/ISSN: 1594200823
9781594200823