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The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America (California Studies in Food and Culture)

Heather Paxson

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ISBN 10: 0520270185 / ISBN 13: 9780520270183
Published by University of California Press, 2012
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Title: The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value ...

Publisher: University of California Press

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 0.

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The Life of Cheese Cheese is alive, and alive with meaning. This title tells the story of how craftwork has become a new source of cultural and economic value for producers and consumers. Full description


"For those who are true cheese aficionados and fascinated by its culture, this is the book for you."--Aron Row"City Book Review" (02/21/2013)

"[The Life of Cheese] offers a unique glimpse of people who have taken food-making into their own hands. "-- (01/02/2013)

"The Life of Cheese is one way to better understand that food is never just a thing to put in your mouth."--Scientific American (01/02/2013)

"Both scholarly and accessible, the book profiles people who make cheese and delves into the science, art, politics, and culture, as it were, of these artisan products."--Boston Globe Book Section (03/19/2013)

"A first rate read in understanding how and where our food comes from, and the artisanal life."--Gothic Epicures Writing (04/02/2013)

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