Hamburgers, roast beef, stew, steak, ribs - these mouthwatering dishes all have cows in common. But though beef is enjoyed around the world - from the Argentinian pampas to the kobe beef of Japan - links to obesity and heart disease, mad cow disease and climate change have caused consumers to turn a suspicious eye onto the ubiquitous meat. Arguing that beef farming, cooking and eating is found in virtually every country, Beef delves into the social, cultural and economic factors that have shaped the production and ...

Beef: A Global History 2013, Reaktion Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781780230818