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Middle East, North Africa, and West Asia

  Abdollahi P, Mann T. 2001. Eating Disorder Symptoms and Body Image Concerns in Iran: Comparisons between Iranian Women in Iran and in America. International Journal of Eating Disorders 30(3):259-268. [Middle East; North America; Iran; Iranian Americans]

 

 Batmangliji N. 2000. New Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies. Mage. [foodways; cookery; Middle East; Iran]

 

 Batnitzky A. 2008. Obesity and Household Roles: Gender and Social Class in Morocco. Sociology of Health & Illness 30(3):445-462. [gender; division of labor; obesity; North Africa; Morocco]"Traditional Bread" (Baking on hot stones among Bedouins of Egypt; © vera bogaerts)

 

 Benjelloun S. 2002. Nutrition Transition in Morocco. Public Health Nutrition 5:135-140. [dietary change; North Africa]

 

 Galal OM. 2002. The Nutrition Transition in Egypt: Obesity, Undernutrition and the Food Consumption Context. Public Health Nutrition 5:141-148. [dietary change; North Africa]

 

 Garcia-Closas R. 2006. Changes in Food Supply in Mediterranean Countries from 1961 to 2001. Public Health Nutrition 9(1):53-60(58). [ dietary change; Mediterranean diet; food supply; nutrition; Europe; North Africa; Spain; Italy; France; Greece; Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia; Turkey]

 

 Garfield R. 2000. Studies on Young Child Malnutrition in Iraq: Problems and Insights, 1990-1999. Nutrition Reviews 58(9):269-. [child nutrition; Middle East; Iraq]

 

 Gelder GJ van. 2000. God's Banquet: Food in Classical Arab Literature. Columbia University Press. [history; symbol & meaning; Middle East]

 

 Greene TR. 2007. Diet and Dental Health in Predynastic Egypt : A Comparison of Hierakonpolis and Naqada. VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller. [archaeology; nutrition; dental anthropology; North Africa]

 

 Gronow J. 2003. Caviar with Champagne: Common Luxury and the Ideals of the Good Life in Stalin's Russia. [history; foodways; hunger; Soviet society; Europe; West Asia; Russia]

 

 Gvion L. 2006. Cuisines of Poverty as Means of Empowerment: Arab Food in Israel. Agriculture and Human Values 23(3):299-312. [cuisine; traditional knowledge; minorities; politics; Middle East; Isreal; Palistinians]

 

 Gvion L. 2011. Cooking, Food, and Masculinity: Palestinian Men in Israeli Society. Men and Masculinities 14(4):408-429. [gender identity; cooking; restaurants; Middle East]

 

 Heine P. 2004. Food Culture in the Middle East, near East, and North Africa. Greenwood Press. [foods; foodways; West Asia]

 

 Kelhoffer JA. 2004. Did John the Baptist Eat Like a Former Essene? Locust-Eating in the Ancient near East and at Qumran. Dead Sea Discoveries 11(3):293-314. [history; foodstuffs; insects; Middle East]

 

 Kuhnlein HV, Johns T. 2003. Northwest African and Middle Eastern Food and Dietary Change of Indigenous Peoples. Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 12(3):344-349. [traditional knowledge; urbanization; food systems; Africa; Middle East]

 

 Lewis B. 2002. In the Finger Zone. The New York Review of Books XLIX(9):61-63. [history; methods of study; food habits; Middle East]

 

 McGovern PE, Fleming SJ, Katz SH. 2004. The Origins and Ancient History of Wine. Routledge. [history; drinking habits; Europe; Middle East; Mediterranean]

 

 Miller NF, Wetterson W. 2000. The Beginnings of Agriculture: The Ancient near East and North Africa. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1123-1139. [origins of agriculture]

 

 Nasrallah N. 2010. Delights from the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and History of the Iraqi Cuisine. 2nd edition. Equinox Publishing. [cookery; Middle East; Iraq]

 

 Nevin H. 2005. Sufi Cuisine. Saqi Books. [religion; ritual; symbolic meaning; cookery; Middle East]

 

 Raviv Y. 2001. The Hebrew Banana: Local Food and the Performance of Israeli National Identity. Journal for the Study of Food and Society 5(1):30-35. [symbolism; Middle East; Israel]

 

 Raviv Y. 2003. Falafel: A National Icon. Gastronomica 3(3):20-25. [foodstuffs; symbolism; Middle East; Israel]

 

 Roger D. 2000. The Middle East and South Asia. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1140-1151. Cambridge University Press. [history; Islam; Middle East; West Asia; South Asia; Egypt; Iran; Turkey; India]

 

 Zaouali L. 2007. Medieval Cuisine in the Islamic World. University of California Press. [history; 9th-10th century; cookery; Middle East; Baghdad]

 

 Zohary D, Hopf M. 2000. Dometication of Plants in the Old World: The Origin and Spread of Cultivated Plants in West Asia, Europe, and the Nile Valley. 3rd edition. Clarendon Press. [prehistory; origins of domestications; Europe; Near East; North Africa (Nile Valley); West Asia]

 

 Zubaida S, Tapper R, eds. 2000. A Taste of Thyme: Culinary Cultures of the Middle East. New York. [collected essays; food habits; cooking; foodways; Middle East]

 

 see Mideast, North Africa, and West Asia Archive for items published before 2000

MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA, AND WEST ASIA ARCHIVE

 

 Abdollahi P, Mann T. 2001. Eating Disorder Symptoms and Body Image Concerns in Iran: Comparisons between Iranian Women in Iran and in America. International Journal of Eating Disorders 30(3):259-268. [Middle East; North America; Iran; Iranian Americans]

 

 Batmangliji N. 2000. New Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies. Mage. [foodways; cookery; Middle East; Iran]

 

 Batnitzky A. 2008. Obesity and Household Roles: Gender and Social Class in Morocco. Sociology of Health & Illness 30(3):445-462. [gender; division of labor; obesity; North Africa; Morocco]

 

 Benjelloun S. 2002. Nutrition Transition in Morocco. Public Health Nutrition 5:135-140. [dietary change; North Africa]

 

 Galal OM. 2002. The Nutrition Transition in Egypt: Obesity, Undernutrition and the Food Consumption Context. Public Health Nutrition 5:141-148. [dietary change; North Africa]

 

 Garcia-Closas R. 2006. Changes in Food Supply in Mediterranean Countries from 1961 to 2001. Public Health Nutrition 9(1):53-60(58). [ dietary change; Mediterranean diet; food supply; nutrition; Europe; North Africa; Spain; Italy; France; Greece; Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia; Turkey]

 

 Garfield R. 2000. Studies on Young Child Malnutrition in Iraq: Problems and Insights, 1990-1999. Nutrition Reviews 58(9):269-. [child nutrition; Middle East; Iraq]

 

 Gelder GJ van. 2000. God's Banquet: Food in Classical Arab Literature. Columbia University Press. [history; symbol & meaning; Middle East]

 

 Greene TR. 2007. Diet and Dental Health in Predynastic Egypt : A Comparison of Hierakonpolis and Naqada. VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller. [archaeology; nutrition; dental anthropology; North Africa]

 

 Gronow J. 2003. Caviar with Champagne: Common Luxury and the Ideals of the Good Life in Stalin's Russia. [history; foodways; hunger; Soviet society; Europe; West Asia; Russia]

 

 Gvion L. 2006. Cuisines of Poverty as Means of Empowerment: Arab Food in Israel. Agriculture and Human Values 23(3):299-312. [cuisine; traditional knowledge; minorities; politics; Middle East; Isreal; Palistinians]

 

 Gvion L. 2011. Cooking, Food, and Masculinity: Palestinian Men in Israeli Society. Men and Masculinities 14(4):408-429. [gender identity; cooking; restaurants; Middle East]

 

 Heine P. 2004. Food Culture in the Middle East, near East, and North Africa. Greenwood Press. [foods; foodways; West Asia]

 

 Kelhoffer JA. 2004. Did John the Baptist Eat Like a Former Essene? Locust-Eating in the Ancient near East and at Qumran. Dead Sea Discoveries 11(3):293-314. [history; foodstuffs; insects; Middle East]

 

 Kuhnlein HV, Johns T. 2003. Northwest African and Middle Eastern Food and Dietary Change of Indigenous Peoples. Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 12(3):344-349. [traditional knowledge; urbanization; food systems; Africa; Middle East]

 

 Lewis B. 2002. In the Finger Zone. The New York Review of Books XLIX(9):61-63. [history; methods of study; food habits; Middle East]

 

 McGovern PE, Fleming SJ, Katz SH. 2004. The Origins and Ancient History of Wine. Routledge. [history; drinking habits; Europe; Middle East; Mediterranean]

 

 Miller NF, Wetterson W. 2000. The Beginnings of Agriculture: The Ancient near East and North Africa. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1123-1139. [origins of agriculture]

 

 Nasrallah N. 2010. Delights from the Garden of Eden: A Cookbook and History of the Iraqi Cuisine. 2nd edition. Equinox Publishing. [cookery; Middle East; Iraq]

 

 Nevin H. 2005. Sufi Cuisine. Saqi Books. [religion; ritual; symbolic meaning; cookery; Middle East]

 

 Raviv Y. 2001. The Hebrew Banana: Local Food and the Performance of Israeli National Identity. Journal for the Study of Food and Society 5(1):30-35. [symbolism; Middle East; Israel]

 

 Raviv Y. 2003. Falafel: A National Icon. Gastronomica 3(3):20-25. [foodstuffs; symbolism; Middle East; Israel]

 

 Roger D. 2000. The Middle East and South Asia. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1140-1151. Cambridge University Press. [history; Islam; Middle East; West Asia; South Asia; Egypt; Iran; Turkey; India]

 

 Zaouali L. 2007. Medieval Cuisine in the Islamic World. University of California Press. [history; 9th-10th century; cookery; Middle East; Baghdad]

 

 Zohary D, Hopf M. 2000. Dometication of Plants in the Old World: The Origin and Spread of Cultivated Plants in West Asia, Europe, and the Nile Valley. 3rd edition. Clarendon Press. [prehistory; origins of domestications; Europe; Near East; North Africa (Nile Valley); West Asia]

 

 Zubaida S, Tapper R, eds. 2000. A Taste of Thyme: Culinary Cultures of the Middle East. New York. [collected essays; food habits; cooking; foodways; Middle East]

 

 Al-Kanhal MA, Bani IA. 1995. Food Habits During Pregnancy among Saudi Women. International Journal of Vitamin and Nutrition Research 65:206-210. [maternal nutrition; Middle East; Saudi Arabia]

 

 Bahloul J. 1989. From a Muslim Banquet to a Jewish Seder: Foodways and Ethnicity among North African Jews. In Jews among Arabs: Contacts and Boundaries. MR Cohen, AL Udovitch, eds. pp. 85-96. Darwin. [social relations; ethnic food habits; North Africa]

 

 Buitelaar M. 1993. Fasting and Feasting in Morocco: Women's Participation in Ramadan. Berg. [religious fasting; feast; Islam; Muslim; North Africa; Morocco]

 

 Feeley-Harnik G. 1994. The Lord's Table: The Meaning of Food in Early Judaism and Christianity. [history; symbols; religion (Jewish, Christian); Middle East]

 

 Harbottle L. 1997. Taste and Embodiment: The Food Preferences of Iranians in Britain. In Food Preferences and Taste. H Macbeth, ed. pp. 175-185. Berghahn. [choice of foods; Europe; West Asia; Iran]

 

 Harrison G, Zaghloul S, Galal O, et al. 1993. Breastfeeding and Weaning in a Poor Urban Neighborhood in Cairo, Egypt: Maternal Beliefs and Perceptions. Social Science and Medicine 36(8):1063-1069. [infant feeding; North Africa]

 

 Hattox RS. 1986. Coffee and Coffeehouses: The Origins of a Social Beverage in the Medieval near East. University of Washington Press. [Middle East]

 

 Hundt GA, Forman MR. 1993. Interfacing Anthropology and Epidemiology: The Bedouin Arab Infant Feeding Study. Social Science and Medicine 36(7):957-964. [breastfeeding; Middle East]

 

 Kanafuni A. 1983. Aesthetics and Ritual in the United Arab Emirates: The Anthropology of Food and Personal Adornment among Arabian Women. American University Beirut. [sensory preferences; taste; meaning; Middle East]

 

 McGovern P, Fleming S, Solomon K. 1995. The Origins and Ancient History of Wine. Gordon and Breach. [collected essays; foodstuffs; history; Middle East; Europe; Mediterranean]

 

 Packard DP, McWilliams M. 1993. Cultural Foods Heritage of Middle Eastern Immigrants. Nutrition Today 28:6-12. [food habits; North America; United States; immigrants]

 

 Quandt SA, Ritenbaugh C. 1986. Training Manual in Nutritional Anthropology. American Anthropological Association. [nutritional anthropology; methods; regional surveys; East Africa; Middle East; Bangladesh; Amazonia; North America]

 

 Sakr AH. 1975. Fasting in Islam. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 67:17-21. [fasting; Islam; Middle East; Muslims]

 

 Schmitt E. 1999. Cows, Sheep, and Date-Palms: Social Dimensions of Food in the Bible. In Alimentacion Y Cultura Actas Del Congreso Internacional. E Museo Nacional de Antropologia, ed. Vol. 2, pp. 1014-1028. La Val de Onsera. [history; foodways; symbolics; Middle East]

 

 Soler J. 1973. The Semiotics of Food in the Bible. In Food and Drink in History. R Forster, O Ranum, eds. pp. 126-138. The Johns Hopkins University Press. [language; meaning; history; Middle East]

 

 Staub S. 1981. The near Eastern Restaurant: A Study of the Spatial Manifestation of the Folklore of Ethnicity. New York Folklore 37:113-127. [foodways; folklore; restaurant; North America; Middle East]

 

 Sukkary-Stolba S. 1987. Food Classifications and the Diets of Young Children in Rural Egypt. Social Science and Medicine 25:401-404. [food categories; infant & child nutrition; Middle East; Egypt]

 

 Tukan SK, Takuri HR. 1998. The Use of Wild Edible Plants in the Jordanian Diet. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 49(3):225-. [food use; vegetable foraging; Middle East; Jordan]

 

 Wright CA. 1999. A Mediterranean Feast: The Story of the Birth of the Celebrated Cuisines of the Mediterranean from the Merchants of Venice to the Barbary Corsairs, with More Than 500 Recipes. William Morrow. [history; cookery; Europe; Middle East; North Africa]

 

 Zubaida S, Tapper R. 1994. Culinary Cultures of the Middle East. Tauris. [collected essays; food habits; Middle East]

 

 Africa

 

 Acho-Chi C. 2002. The Mobile Street Food Service Practice in the Urban Economy of Kumba, Cameroon. Singpore Journal of Tropical Geography 23(2):131-148. [food distribution; Africa]

 

 Food Shop (Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)Bearak B. 2003. Why People Still Starve. New York Times Magazine:32-52. [famine; seasonal hunger; economic causes; Africa; Malawi]

 

 Becker L. 2000. Garden Money Buys Grain: Food Procurement Patterns in Malian Village. Human Ecology 28(22):219-. [food system; Africa; Mali]

 

 Blum L, Pelto G, Pelto P. 2004. Coping with a Nutrient Deficiency: Cultural Models of Vitamin a Deficiency in Northern Nigeria. Medical Anthropology 23(3):195-227. [disease; nightblindness; xerophthalmia; medical beliefs; Africa; Hausa]

 

 Bourne LT, Lambert EV, Steyn K. 2002. Where Does the Black Population of South Africa Stand on the Nutrition Transition? Public Health Nutrition 5:157-162. [dietary change; disease; obesity; physical activity; hypertension;diabetes; Africa]

 

 Burns C. 2004. Effect of Migration on Food Habits of Somali Women Living as Refugees in Australia. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 43(3):213-229. [migration; economic transition; acculturation; diet; overweight; obesity; food habits; Africa; Somalia; Australia]

 

 Bwibo NO, Neumann CG. 2003. The Need for Animal Source Foods by Kenyan Children. Journal of Nutrition 133(11):3936S-3940S. [child nutrition; malnutrition; meat eating; Africa; Kenya]

 

 Caputo A, Foraita R, Pigeot I. 2003. Undernutrition in Benin -- an Analysis Based on Graphical Models. Social Science and Medicine 56(8):1677-1691. [hunger; Africa]

 

 Carney J. 2001. Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas. Harvard University Press. [history; Atlantic World; Africa; Gambia; North America; South Carolina; Georgia; South America; Eastern Amazon]

 

 Christensen D, Orech F, Mungai M, et al. 2006. Entomophagy among the Luo of Kenya: A Potential Mineral Source? International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 57(3-4):198-203. [food use; insects; mineral nutrition; Africa; Kenya; Luo]

 

 Conelly WT, Chaiken M. 2000. Intensive Farming, Agro-Diversity, and Food Security under Condition of Extreme Population Pressure in Western Kenya. Human Ecology 28(1):19-. [food system; Africa; Kenya]

 

 Etkin NL. 2009. Foods of Association : Biocultural Perspectives on Foods and Beverages That Mediate Sociability. University of Arizona Press. [food habits; drinking customs; nutritional anthropology; Africa; Hausa]

 

 Fa JE, Juste JL, Burn RW, et al. 2002. Bushmeat Consumption and Preferences of Two Ethnic Groups in Bioko Island, West Africa. Human Ecology 30(3):397-416. [food choice; Equatorial Guinea; Bubi; Farg]

 

 Flynn KC. 2005. Food, Culture, and Survival in an African City. Palgrave Macmillan. [gender; migration; exchange; sex; charity; entitlement; social relations; hunger; Tanzania; Mwanza]

 

 Fomine FLM. 2009. Food Taboos in Precolonial and Contemporary Cameroon. Gastronomica 9(4):43-52. [food proscriptions; Africa]

 

 Forrester T. 2004. Historic and Early Life Origins of Hypertension in Africans. Journal of Nutrition 134(1):211-216. [cardovascular disease; salt intake; fetal programming; Africa]

 

 Forster P, Amu TA. 2008. A Study of the Endangered Ghanaian Plantain Dishes. Journal of Home Economics Research 9:90-103. [traditional foods; cookery; Africa; Ghana]

 

 Fratkin E, Roth E, Nathan M. 2004. Pastoral Sedentarization and Its Effects on Children’s Diet, Health, and Growth among Rendille of Northern Kenya. Human Ecology 32(5):531-559. [pastoralism; sedentarization; child nutrition; growth; East Africa]

 

 Glew RH, Williams M, Conn CA, et al. 2001. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Diet of Fulani Pastoralists of Northern Nigeria. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 74(6):730–736. [diet and health; Africa]

 

 Glew RS. 2006. Coping Strategies and Nutritional Health in Rural Niger: Recommendations for Consumption of Wild Plant Foods in the Sahel. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 57(5-6):314-324. [food use; plant foods; protein; fatty acids; iron; calcium; zinc; Africa; Niger; Sahel]

 

 Holtzman J. 2001. The Food of Elders, the "Ration" of Women: Brewing, Gender, and Domestic Processes among the Samburu of Northern Kenya. American Anthropologist 104(4):1041-1058. [foodstuffs; beer; gender; social relations; Africa]

 

 Holtzman JD. 2003. In a Cup of Tea: Commodities and History among Samburu Pastoralists in Northern Kenya. American Ethnologist 30(1):136-155. [food use; tea; drug foods; traditional foods; Africa; Kenya; Samburu]

 

 Kelly RL, Poyer L, Tucker B. 2005. An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Mobility, Architectural Investment and Food Sharing among Madagascar's Mikea. American Anthropologist 107(3):403-416. [archaeology; social behavior; exchange; Africa; Madagascar]

 

 Kerr RB. 2005. Food Security in Northern Malawi: Gender, Kinship Relations, and Entitlements in Historical Context. Journal of Southern African Studies 31(1):53-74. [food habits; gender relations; household organization; Africa; Ekwendeni; Tumbuka-speakers; Ngoni]

 

 Kitabatake N, Gimbi DN, Oi Y. 2003. Traditional Non-Alcoholic Beverage, Togwa, in East Africa, Produced from Maize Flour and Germinated Finger Millet. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 54(6):447-456. [foodstuffs; preparation; Africa]

 

 Kuhnlein HV, Johns T. 2003. Northwest African and Middle Eastern Food and Dietary Change of Indigenous Peoples. Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 12(3):344-349. [traditional knowledge; urbanization; food systems; Africa; Middle East]

 

 Lee RB. 2003. The Dobe Ju/'Hoansi. 3rd edition edition. Wadsworth. [subsistance; food habits; dietary change; social relations; Africa; Kalahari Desert]

 

 Lockett C, Calvert C, Grivetti L. 2000. Energy and Micronutrient Composition of Dietary and Medicinal Wild Plants Consumed During Drought: Study of Rural Fulani, Northeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 51:195-208. [famine; foodstuffs; vegetable foraging; social conditions; Africa]

 

 Lockett CT, Grivetti LE. 2000. Food-Related Behaviors During Drought: A Study of Rural Fulani, Northeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 51(2):91-107. [food shortage; Africa; Nigeria; Fulani]

 

 Luke A, Cooper RS, Prewitt TE, et al. 2001. Nutritional Consequences of the African Diaspora. Annual Review of Nutrition 21:47-71. [nutritional transition; undernutrition; deficiency disease; overnutrition; Africa; Europe; North America]

 

 Luoba AI. 2005. Earth-Eating and Reinfection with Intestinal Helminths among Pregnant and Lactating Women in Western Kenya. Tropical Medicine and International Health 10(3):220-227. [disease; geophagy; pica; Ascaris; Trichuris; hookworm; Africa]

 

 Luoba AI, Geissler PW, Estambale B, et al. 2005. Earth-Eating and Reinfection with Intestinal Helminths among Pregnant and Lactating Women in Western Kenya. Tropical Medicine and International Health 10(3):220-227. [disease; geophagy; hookworm; Africa; Kenya; Nyanza Province]

 

 Mabilia M. 2000. The Cultural Context of Childhood Diarrhea among Gogo Infants. Anthropology & Medicine 7:191-208. [breastfeeding; disease; beliefs; taboos; Africa; Tanzania; Wagogo]

 

 Mandala E. 2006. Feeding and Fleecing the Native: How the Nyasaland Transport System Distorted a New Food Market, 1890s-1920s. Journal of Southern African Studies 32(3):505-524(520). [history; colonialism; food supply; hunger; Africa]

 

 Marlowe F. 2010. The Hadza: Hunter-Gatherers of Tanzania. University of California Press. [food habits; diet; Africa]

 

 Marlowe FW. 2004. What Explains Hadza Food Sharing? Research in Economic Anthropology 23. [food sharing; food collectors; Africa; Hadza]

 

 McAllister P. 2004. Domestic Space, Habitus, and Xhosa Ritual Beer-Drinking. Ethnology 43(2):117-136. [food use; brew; symbolic space; South Africa; Xhosa]

 

 McCann JC. 2009. Stirring the Pot: A History of African Cuisine. Ohio University Press. [cookery; foods; diet; Sub-Saharan Africa; Ethiopia]

 

 Mkumbira J. 2003. Classification of Cassava into `Bitter' and `Cool' in Malawi: From Farmers' Perception to Characterisation by Molecular Markers. Euphytica 132(1):7-22(16). [classification; perception; cassava cultivars; cyanogenic glucosides; molecular markers; Manihot esculenta; Africa]

 

 Negash A, Niehof A. 2004. The Significance of Enset Culture and Biodiversity for Rural Household Food and Livelihood Security in Southwestern Ethiopia. Agriculture and Human Values 2004(21):1-61. [ecology; biodiversity; foodstuffs; enset; food security; social relations; gender; household; livelihood; Africa]

 

 Newman JL. 2000. Africa South from the Sahara. In The Cambridge World History of Food. KF Kiple, KC Ornelas, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 1330-1339. Cambridge University Press. [prehistory; origins of agriculture; history; diet and disease; Africa]

 

 Nti CA, Larweh PM, Gyemfua-Yeboah Y. 2002. Food Consumption Patterns, Dietary Quality and Health Status of Expectant Mothers: Case Studies in Suburban and Rural Communities in Ghana. International Journal of Consumer Studies 26(1):7-14(18). [eating habits; dietary quality; disease; anaemia; Africa]

 

 Olutayo AO, Akanle O. 2009. Fast Food in Ibadan: An Emerging Consumption Pattern. Africa 79(2):207-227. [fast food; Africa; Nigeria]

 

 Osseo-Asari F. 2005. Food Culture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Greenwood. [foods; foodways; regional cuisines; Africa]

 

 Oyoo M, Shilabukha K, Otieno S, et al. 2008. Folkloric Cues and Taste Bias in African Vegetable Foods. Journal of Eastern African Studies 2(1):60-73. [meaning; preferences; plant foods; verbal culture; Kenya; Luo]

 

 Pawloski L. 2006. A Comparison of Nutritional Indicators from Bambara and Fulani Girls Born in Paris, France and in the Segou Region of Mali. Nutritional Anthropology 27-28(1-2/1-2):13-23. [adolescent nutrition; growth; Europe; Africa]

 

 Peterson D. 2003. Eating Apes. University of California Press. [meat eating; foodstuffs; bushmeat (wild game); hunting; conservation; Africa]

 

 Raschke V, Oltersdorf U, Elmadfa I, et al. 2008. Investigation of the Dietary Intake and Health Status in East Africa in the 1960s: A Systematic Review of the Historic Oltersdorf Collection. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 47(1):1-43. [nutrition transition; foodways; traditional foods; eating habits; Africa]

 

 Riet H, den Hartog AP, Mwangi AM, et al. 2001. The Role of Street Foods in the Dietary Pattern of Two Low-Income Groups in Nairobi. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 55(7):562-570. [foodstuffs, street foods; Africa; Kenya; Nairobi]

 

 Rodrigues I. 2008. From Silence to Silence: The Hidden Story of a Beef Stew in Cape Verde. Anthropological Quarterly 81(2):343-376. [food security; famine; Africa; Cape Verde]

 

 Savy M, MartinPrevel Y, Traissac P, et al. 2006. Dietary Diversity Scores and Nutritional Status of Women Change During the Seasonal Food Shortage in Rural Burkina Faso. Journal of Nutrition 136:2625. [nutrition; hunger; diet; Africa]

 

 Sealy J, Pfeiffer S. 2000. Diet, Body Size, and Landscape Use among Holocene People in the Southern Cape, South Africa. Current Anthropology 41(4):642-654. [prehistory; hunter-gatherer; food foraging; Africa; Khoisani]

 

 Simon D, Adams AM, Madhavan S. 2002. Women's Social Power: Child Nutrition and Poverty in Mali. Journal of Biosocial Science 34:193-213. [child nutrition; gender relations; social status; Africa; Fulbe]

 

 Vahatalo L. 2005. Schoolchildren's Food Consumption and Dietary Intake During the Dry Season in North-West Namibia. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 56(6):367-375(369). [food consumption; child nutrition; dietary intake; dry season; seasonal hunger; Africa; Namibia]

 

 Willis J. 2002. Potent Brews: A Social History of Alcohol in East Africa 1850-1999. Ohio University Press. [history; food use; beer; Africa]

 

 Yovsi RD, Keller H. 2003. Breastfeeding: An Adaptive Process. Ethos 31(2):147-171. [infant feeding; cultural values; ecology; Africa; Cameroon; Nso; Fulani]

 

see Africa Archive for items published before 2000

AFRICA ARCHIVE

 

 Aborampah O. 1985. Determinants of Breast-Feeding and Post-Partum Sexual Abstinence: Analysis of a Sample of Yoruba Women, Western Nigeria. Journal of Biosocial Science 17:461-469. [infant feeding; Africa]

 

 Almedom AM. 1991. Infant Feeding in Urban Low-Income Households in Ethiopia. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 25:97-109. [infant nutrition; Africa]

 

 Anigbo OA. 1987. Commensality and Human Relationship among the Igbo. University of Nigeria Press. [social relations; African; Nigeria; Igbo]

 

 Aunger R. 1994. Are Food Avoidances Maladaptive in the Ituri Forest of Zaire? Journal of Anthropological Research 50:277-310. [proscriptions; Africa]

 

 Aunger R. 1994. Sources of Variation in Ethnographic Interview Data: Food Avoidances in the Ituri Forest. Ethnology 33(1):65-99. [food proscriptions; Africa; Zaire]

 

 Bahuchet K. 1988. Food Supply and Uncertainty among the Alca Pygmies. In Coping with Uncertainty in Food Supply. I de Garine, G Harrison, eds. pp. 118-149. [food insecurity; hunger; Pygmies; Africa]

 

 Bentley M, Pelto G. 1991. The Household Production of Nutrition. Social Science and Medicine 33:1101-1102. [change; household; child nutrition; Africa; Nigeria]

 

 Bernus E. 1988. Seasonality, Climate Fluctuations, and Food Supplies. In Coping with Uncertainity in Food Supply. I de Garine, GA Harrison, eds. pp. 318-336. Oxford University Press. [change; ecology; nomadic pastoral food systems; Africa; Sahel]

 

 Berry L, Downing TE. 1994. Drought and Famine in Africa. In The Challenge of Famine: Recent Experience, Lessons Learned. J Field, ed. pp. 35-58. Kumarian Press. [disaster; Africa]

 

 Biassoni P, Ravera G, Bourdoux P. 1998. Influence of Dietary Habits on Thyroid Status of a Nomadic People. European Journal of Endocrinology 138(6):681-. [nutritional deficiency; Africa; Bororo]

 

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