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Food and society.

Magnus Pyke

Food and society.

by Magnus Pyke

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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nutrition,
  • Food habits

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX357 .P95
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 178 p.
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5766582M
    ISBN 100719518016
    LC Control Number71398311

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