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The library has a small collection of cook books that can be found in the TX642-840 call number range of the stacks.
Click on a title to view the full record in the online catalog. The record will often include a summary or description of the book as well as the call number where the book is located.
Note: Books marked with an asterisk (*) are fiction.
Alkon, Alison Hope and Julian Agyeman. Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability
Barber, Dan. The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
Booth, Michael. Eating Dangerously: Why the Government Can't Keep Your Food Safe
Conway, Gordon. One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?
Elton, Sarah. Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet
Genoways, Ted. The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food
Guthman, Julie. Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism
Higman, B. W. How Food Made History
H.W. Wilson Company. The Business of Food
Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life [Note: This book is currently on RESERVE and only available to be use in the library.]
Lappé, Frances Moore. Diet for a Small Planet
Magdoff, Fred, et al. Hungry For Profit: The Agribusiness Threat to Farmers, Food, and the Environment
Merino, Noel. Agricultural Subsidies
*Ozeki, Ruth. My Year of Meats
Paarlberg, Robert L. Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know
Pollan, Michael. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
Pollan, Michael. Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
Pollan, Michael. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
*Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle
The online catalog allows you to search for books owned by City Colleges of Chicago libraries. You can limit your search to just the HWC Library or search all campuses. In addition, you can search for ebooks in the Ebooks Collection (EBSCO) database.
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