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The Resource The face on your plate : the truth about food, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

The face on your plate : the truth about food, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Label
The face on your plate : the truth about food
Title
The face on your plate
Title remainder
the truth about food
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This revelatory work brings together author Masson's intellectual, psychological, and emotional expertise over the last twenty years into the pivotal book of the food revolution. Masson shows how food affects our moral selves, our health, and the environment. He raises questions to make us conscious of the decisions behind every bite we take: What effect does eating animals have on our land, waters, even global warming? What are the results of farming practices--such as debeaking chickens and separating calves from their mothers--on animals and humans? How does the health of animals affect the health of our planet and our bodies? And uniquely, as a psychoanalyst, Masson investigates how denial keeps us from recognizing the animal at the end of our fork--think pig, not bacon--and how each culture distinguishes which animals are food and which are forbidden.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Masson, J. Moussaieff
Dewey number
641.3/06
Index
index present
LC call number
TX371
LC item number
.M37 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • COOKING / General
  • Food of animal origin
Label
The face on your plate : the truth about food, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The gold standard is green -- The only world we have -- The lives they lead -- The fishy business of aquaculture -- Denial -- A day in the life of a vegan
Control code
ocn227016238
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780393065954
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008052733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 966303
  • (Sirsi) o227016238
  • (OCoLC)227016238
Label
The face on your plate : the truth about food, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The gold standard is green -- The only world we have -- The lives they lead -- The fishy business of aquaculture -- Denial -- A day in the life of a vegan
Control code
ocn227016238
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780393065954
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008052733
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 966303
  • (Sirsi) o227016238
  • (OCoLC)227016238

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