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Food Studies: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

This guide covers resources for the study of the history and social ramifications of food. See the Nutrition guide for other topics.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias (Print)

Davidson, alan. The Oxford Companion to Food. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Bobst Ref1 TX349 .D38 1999

Edwards, Graham & Susan. The Dictionary of Drink: a guide to every type of beverage. Phoenix Mill, England: Sutton Publishing, 2007.

Bobst Ref1 TX815 .E38 2007

Mariani, John. The Dictionary of American Food and Drink. New York: Hearst Books, 1994.

Bobst Ref1 TX349 .M26 1994

Smith, Andrew, (ed.) The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bobst Ref1 TX349 .O94 2007


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias (Digital)

Cambridge World History of Food

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. New York : Scribner, 2003.

Oxford Book of Health Foods (through Oxford Reference Online Premium/Food and Drink)

Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America.