World of Soy by Christine M. Du Bois
Look inside with Google Book Preview
World of Soy
By Christine M. Du Bois

The World of Soy

Normal Price: $79.00
Your Price: $71.10 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.56 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

World of Soy by Christine M. Du Bois

Book Description

As the most ecologically efficient and economical source of complete protein in human food, soy is gradually attracting more use in the American diet for its nutritional and financial value. Derived from soybean plants--the leading export crop of the United States and the world's most traded crop--soy produced for human consumption is part of a global enterprise affecting the likes of farmers, economists, dieticians, and grocery shoppers. An international group of expert food specialists--including an agricultural economist, an agricultural sociologist, a former Peace Corps development expert, and numerous food anthropologists and agricultural historians--discusses important issues central to soy production and consumption: genetically engineered soybeans, increasing soybean cultivation, soyfood marketing techniques, the use of soybeans as an important soil restorative, and the rendering of soybeans for human consumption. Contributors are Katarzyna Cwiertka, Christine M. Du Bois, H. T. Huang, Lawrence Kaplan, Jian-Hua Mao, Sidney W. Mintz, Akiko Moriya, Can Van Nguyen, Donald Z. Osborn, Erino Ozeki, Myra Sidharta, Ivan Sergio Freire de Sousa, Chee-Beng Tan, and Rita de C\u00e1ssia Milagres Teixeira Vieira.

Buy World of Soy book by Christine M. Du Bois from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780252033414
ISBN-10: 0252033418
Format: Hardback
(5830mm x 3895mm x 25mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about World of Soy book by Christine M. Du Bois and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Christine M. Du Bois

Christine M. Du Bois is a manager for the Johns Hopkins Project on Soybeans and the author of Images of West Indian Immigrants in Mass Media: The Struggle for a Positive Ethnic Reputation. Sidney Mintz is the William L. Straus Jr. Professor Emeritus and a research professor of anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University and the author of Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom. Chee-Beng Tan is head of anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the author of Chinese Overseas: Comparative Cultural Issues.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Christine M. Du Bois close
Recent books by Chee-Beng Tan close
Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora by Chee-Beng Tan
Chinese Transnational Networks by Chee-Beng Tan
Food and Foodways in Asia by Chee-Beng Tan
World of Soy by Chee-Beng Tan
Food and Foodways in Asia by Chee-Beng Tan
Recent books by Sidney Wilfred Mintz close
History, Evolution and the Concept of Culture by Sidney Wilfred Mintz
World of Soy by Sidney Wilfred Mintz
Birth of African-American Culture by Sidney Wilfred Mintz
Sweetness and Power by Sidney Wilfred Mintz
Caribbean Contours by Sidney Wilfred Mintz
Worker in the Cane by Sidney Wilfred Mintz
» close