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Eat the City

A Tale of the Fishers, Trappers, Hunters, Foragers, Slaughterers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York
Shulman, Robin (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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Traces the experiences of New Yorkers who grow and produce food in bustling city environments, placing urban food production in a context of hundreds of years of history to explain the changing abilities of cities to feed people.
Authors: Shulman, Robin
Statement of Responsibility: Robin Shulman
Title: Eat the city
a tale of the fishers, trappers, hunters, foragers, slaughterers, butchers, farmers, poultry minders, sugar refiners, cane cutters, beekeepers, winemakers, and brewers who built New York
Publisher: New York : Crown, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 335 p. : map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-335)
Summary: Traces the experiences of New Yorkers who grow and produce food in bustling city environments, placing urban food production in a context of hundreds of years of history to explain the changing abilities of cities to feed people.
Subject Headings: Food supply New York (State) New York History New York (N.Y.) Social life and customs 20th century
Topical Term: Food supply
LCCN: 2012000333
ISBN: 9780307719058
0307719057
9780307719072
0307719073
Branch Call Number: 363.8097 S
Research Call Number: IRGV 13-4188
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Robin Shulman's illustrated lecture on January 29 places today’s urban food production in the context of hundreds of years of history and traces how we got to where we are. The author introduces the people of New York City who have in the past and in the present grown vegetables, butchered meat,... Read More »


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Sep 09, 2014
  • hgeng63 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Just mine this for the information; the prose is merely serviceable.

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