About Global Food Histories

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Global Food Histories is a unique collection that combines Bloomsbury’s digital excellence with Reaktion Books' market-leading food studies content, featuring over 123 eBooks to support the study of global food cuisine and food history. This rich, cross searchable module brings these key eBooks together in a single online package on an unlimited user basis, made available as part of the Bloomsbury Food Library digital hub.

Content highlights include:

  • Scholarly research on key topics such as global food cuisine, food history and cultural food studies.
  • 85 eBooks from the pioneering Edible Series, featuring illustrations, recipes and reference material.
  • 4 eBooks from the Food Controversies series covering topics such as food waste, fast food and global meat consumption.
  • 8 eBooks from the Food Nations series exploring cultural food histories from countries including India, Vietnam, Italy, America, and more.

Content Updates

Global Food Histories will be updated with 15 additional titles from the Reaktion Books food list covering topics such as global history, philosophy of food and cultural food studies.

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