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Meals to Come: A History of the Future of Food (California Studies in Food and Culture #16)

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In this provocative and lively addition to his acclaimed writings on food, Warren Belasco takes a sweeping look at a little-explored yet timely topic: humanity's deep-rooted anxiety about the future of food. People have expressed their worries about the future of the food supply in myriad ways, and here Belasco explores a fascinating array of material ranging over two hund ...more
Paperback, 393 pages
Published October 18th 2006 by University of California Press (first published January 1st 2006)
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Jun 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing

OK, be warned, this book is dense. A thick academic book looking to back up every point made with plenty of end notes, references and quotes. So. A bit of work to get though.

But! Slap-my-face-and-call-me-out, Belasco makes an excellent point that speculations about the future, both fiction and non-fiction, are LOADED with bias, and a whole lot of those predictions say a LOT more about male, white, heteronormative middle class fears than they do about actual facts.

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