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Author Newman, Kara.
Title The secret financial life of food [electronic resource] : from commodities markets to supermarkets / Kara Newman.
Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Arts and traditions of the table.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How does commodities trading work? -- The spice route -- The commodity that built a nation: corn futures -- Great grains -- Butter and egg men -- The mochaccino market: coffee, sugar, and cocoa -- Cattle call -- This little piggy made a market: the rise and fall of pork bellies -- When money grows on trees: produce futures -- Super soybeans -- The future of food futures? Contracts to consider.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Commodity exchanges -- History.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- History.
Food -- History.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780231156707 0231156707 0231527349 (DLC) 2012010138
ISBN 0231527349 (electronic bk.)
9780231527347 (electronic bk.)
9780231156707 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231156707 (cloth : alk. paper)
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