ANTH 32500 Anthropology of Food

Locating Books -- Call Numbers

GN 476.7 Ethnobiology
GT 2850-2890 Food & beverage customs
TX 340-840 Nutrition and cooking
HD 9000-9500 Agricultural industries
HV 4701-4960 Animal welfare
QH Natural History, Ecology, Biology
S Agriculture
  • S 400-500 Agricultural history, Permaculture, Sustainable agriculture
  • S 589 Agricultural ecology and environment
  • SB Plant culture
  • SF Animal culture
RS 164-177 Medicinal plants

Locating Books -- Subject Headings

There are many different anthropological spects of food. The followiong subject headings can be used to locate books (both books found in the Ithaca College general stacks and ebooks). They are grouped together under a general focus.

Social and Cultural Aspects Food preferences
Nutritional anthropology
Cooking social aspects
Drinking customs
Philosophy of nature
When looking for food of an individual ethnic group, look under the name of the group, then the subdivision Food. For example, Indians of North America food

History and Prehistory
Agriculture history
Food history
Food habits--History
Prehistoric peoples food
Hunting and gathering societies

Indigenous peoples--Ecology
Herbs--Therapeutic use
Medicinal plants
When looking for the ethnobotany of an individual ethnic group, look under the name of the group, then the subdivision Ethnobotany. For example, Indians of North America ethnobotany

Agriculture--Environmental aspects
Agricultural ecology
Sustainable agriculture
Alternative agriculture
Organic farming
Farms, Small
Local foods

Contact Us

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Natural Sciences Librarian
(607) 274-3889

Reference Resources

Oxford A-Z of Food and drink
Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America
Oxford Book of Health Foods

In the Reference collection on the main floor of the IC Library:
Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia
Ref GT 2850 F666 2011 (4 volumes)
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture 
Ref GT 2850 E53 2003 (3 volumes)
Cambridge World History of Food
Ref TX353 .C255 2000 (2 volumes)

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