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A Global History

Lobster( )
Author: Townsend, Elisabeth
Series title:Edible Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:Reaktion Books, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.00
Book Description:

From pauper's food to cultural icon, this book tells the story of the use andconsumption of the lobster. From coastal fishers through the IndustrialRevolution to modern times, the book shows how the lobster has been transformedfrom peasant food into a luxurious delicacy. Lobster: A Global Historyis the first book to describe the social history of the consumption of thisseafood around the world, and to address the current controversy about thehumane killing of lobsters, which may...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Cooking / Specific Ingredients / Seafood
Technology & Engineering / Fisheries & Aquaculture
Nature / Animals / Marine Life
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.75 x 7.75 x 0.8 Inches

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