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A research guide for the cultural aspects of food.
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Web Sites

  • CountryStat
    CountrySTAT is a web-based information technology system for food and agriculture statistics at the national and subnational levels. It provides decision-makers access to statistics across thematic areas such as production, prices, trade and consumption.
  • FAO
    Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Their mission is to to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. Lots of links to reports (often in languages other than English) and statistics on all aspects of food and food production.
  • Epicurious
    "For People Who Love to Eat" From the publishers of Conde Nast, Epicurious is a site for recipes, magazine articles and more.
  • Culinary Arts Museum Johnson & Wales University
    Online exhibits contain photos on an interesting variety of topics including: Menus, Home Kitchens, Packaging, Molds (as in jello), African Collection and more.
    -Great collection for browsing.
  • American Memory Project
    American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
    -Good site for primary documents related to American history.
  • Food Anthropology [blog]
    Not sure it will help your research, but an interesting blog on food anthropology. From the Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition.
  • EthnoGeriatrics
    From Stanford University, the goal is to create and disseminate high quality, peer reviewed geriatrics curriculum for a multi-cultural population. Modules for: African American, Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian Indian American, Chinese American, Filipino American, Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino American, Hmong American, Japanese American, Korean American, Vietnamese American, and Pakistani American. Each module begins with historical background information and traditional health belief systems.
  • Minority Population Profiles/US. DHHS/Office of Minority Health
    From the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, these profiles provide detailed demographic, language fluency (where relevant), education, economic, insurance coverage and health status information, as well as full census reports.

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