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Artifact Project:
 Food, Fishing & Agriculture

The Food History visual guide has links to various articles that might help.  Many are post-industrial but some are articles on food preparation from earlier times.  Some of the Anthropology Visual Guides arranged by country also show farming and fishing implements.

General Food And Anthropology             Agriculture
History of Specific Foods                           Fishing
Regional Resources

 

 The ethnography you have chosen may not give enough information on food and farming practices. Below are some examples of books that could add details to your topic.

GENERAL FOOD & ANTHROPOLOGY

Everyone eats: understanding food and culture  641.59 ANDERSO 

Feasts: Archaeological and ethnographic perspectives on food, politics & power - EBook Central

Importance of food and feasting around the world - Chapter 1 in Adventures in Eating.  Ebook Central

Inside ancient kitchens: new directions in the study of daily meals & feasts - Ebook Central

No heads, no feet, no monkeys no dogs - the evolution of personal food taboos - Chapter 10 in Adventures in Eating.  Ebook Central

What I eat: around the world in 80 diets  641.59 MENZEL  

HISTORY OF SPECIFIC FOODS

Corn & Maize

Histories of Maize - Ebook Central


Salt
Neptune's gift: a history of common salt 553.632 M961n

Salt: a world history 553.6309 KURLANS 2003
Salt in prehistoric Europe - Ebook Central

Wine & Spirits

Ancient wine: the search for the origins of viniculture.  Ebook Central

Whiskey: a global history.  Ebook Central

REGIONAL RESOURCES

AFRICA

Food cultures in Sub-Saharan Africa  641.5967 OSSEO

Egypt: Pharaoh's kitchen: recipes from ancient Egypt's enduring food traditions  641.5932 MEHDAWY

Ethiopia: Drinking Ethiopia  - chapter 14 in Adventures in Eating. Ebook Central

Kenya: Termites tell the tale (eating termites in Kenya)  - chapter 5 in Adventures in Eating. Ebook Central

 

ASIA, EAST

Japan: Eating incorrectly in Japan  - chapter 9 in Adventures in Eating. Ebook Central

 

ASIA, SOUTH

Durian (fruit grown and used in SE Asia) - Chapter 7 in Adventures in Eating.  Ebook Central
Myanmar: Flavors of Burma (Myanmar): cuisine and culture from the land of golden pagodas 641.59591 CHAN

Sri Lanka:  Sri Lankan flavors: a journey through the island's food and culture  641.5954 DASSANA

 

ASIA, WEST

Food culture in the Near East, Middle East, and North Africa  641.5956 HEINE 2004

Mesopotamia:  Oldest cuisine in the world: cooking in Mesopotamia  641.5935 BOTTERO

 

EUROPE, BRITISH ISLES

England: Food & feast in Tudor England  942.05 WRIGHT



MEXICO & LATIN AMERICA

Histories of Maize - Ebook Central

Tortillas: a cultural history - Ebook Central
Mexico: The food and life of Oaxaca, Mexico : traditional recipes from Mexico's heart  641.5972 MARTINE 1997 
Mexico: Que vivan los tamales! : food and the making of Mexican identity 641.5972 PILCHER 1998

Belize: Maya palace kitchens - Chapter 6 in Inside Ancient Kitchens.  Ebook Central
Belize: A rat by any other name  - chapter 2 in Adventures in Eating. Ebook Central

Bolivia: Ode to a Chuno  - chapter 6 in Adventures in eating. Ebook Central
Brazil: Tasting Brazil : regional recipes and reminiscences 641.5981 HARRIS 1992

Honduras: You are what you drink in Honduras  - chapter 14 in Adventures in Eating. Ebook Central

Peru: Big hearths and big pots - Moche feasting on the N. coast of Peru - Chapter 5 in Inside Ancient Kitchens.  Ebook Central
Peru: The delicay of raising and eating guinea pig - Chapter 1 in Adventures in Eating.  Ebook Central

Peru: Feeding the fire - food & craft production 950-1050 - Chapter 7 in Inside Ancient Kitchens.  Ebook Central

Peru: Fine dining and fabulous atmospher (feasting in the Wari realm) - Chapter 4 in Inside Ancient Kitchens.  Ebook Central

Peru: Wari brewer woman - Chapter 8 in Inside Ancient Kitchens.  Ebook Central

OCEANIA

Papua New Guinea: Boiled eggs with chicks inside or what commensality means  - chapter 2 in Adventures in eating.  Ebook Central

Phillipines: Food preparation and feasting in pre-hispanic Philippine chiefdoms - Chapter 2 in Inside Ancient Kitchens.  Ebook Central

 

EUROPE

Greek & Roman: Classical cookbook  641.5938 DALBY
Greek & Roman:  Around the Roman table  641.5938 FAAS
Sardinia:
Drinking identities and changing ideologies in Iron Age Sardinia  - chapter 4 in Creating Material Worlds. Ebook Central

British Isles
Food in Medieval England: diet and nutrition.  Ebook Central



UNITED STATES & CANADA

The American history cookbook  641.5973 ZANGER 2003

History of wine in America.  Ebook Central

U.S. - Native American

Foods of the Americas : native recipes and traditions  641.5972 DIVINA 2004

American Indian Food  394.1 BERZOK 2005
Native harvests: American Indian wild foods and recipes  641.599707 KAVASCH

Blackfoot: Eating with the Blackfeet  - chapter 13 in Adventures in Eating. Ebook Central
Crow: A taste of heritage : Crow Indian recipes & herbal medicines 641.599707 SNELL

FISHING

 

AGRICULTURE