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Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 2 : The Americas

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview Inuit is a general term for a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the land above the Arctic Circle in Canada and Greenland. In 1977 the term Inuit replaced the term...

Human Nutritional Adaptation: Biological and Cultural Aspects

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...The extraordinary diversity of aboriginal food cultures testifies to the capacity of many combinations of foodstuffs to sustain human health and reproduction. From this diversity it is apparent that humans have no requirement for specific...

Geosocial Polar Futures and the Material Geopolitics of Frozen Soils

Juan Francisco Salazar

Juan Francisco Salazar is Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at Western Sydney University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Klaus Dodds

Thinking with Soils : Material Politics and Social Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction In the last 150 years, the world has lost half of its topsoil due to erosion, intensive agriculture, and the industrialization and urbanization of the planet (Pimentel 2006). The scale of this impact becomes even more...