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Paul Collinson and Helen Macbeth

Introduction: Pure Food: Theoretical and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Paul Collinson and Helen Macbeth

Chapter 1. The Impurities of Purity
Jeremy MacClancy

Chapter 2. ‘Pure’ Food and Food Taboos in Cross-Cultural and Human Ethological Perspective
Wulf Schiefenhövel

Chapter 3. Food and Order: Purity, Danger and the Bayesian Brain
Mark Carter

Chapter 4. From Concepts of Pure Food to a Healthy Diet in Greco-Roman Antiquity
Amalia Lejavitzer

Chapter 5. Eating Pure: Ethnography and Food in ‘Fitness Cultures’
Lorenzo Mariano and F. Xavier Medina

Chapter 6. ‘Pure Food’ in Catering for Public Institutions: Policies and Aspirations: The City of Liverpool, England
Lucy Antal

Chapter 7. Blood Used in Food: When, Where and Why Not?
Gabriel J. Saucedo Arteaga,Claudia A. Flores Mercado and Paul Collinson

Chapter 8. Pure Food, Food Tourism and the Mythologising of Western Ireland
Paul Collinson

Chapter 9. Bioethics and Pure Food: The Consumers’ Dilemma in West Mexico
Daria Deraga

Chapter 10. The Label, ‘Organic’, as a Representation of Food Purity: A Study of an Organic Beef Farm in Oxfordshire, England
Helen Macbeth

Epilogue: From Pure Food to Purification: A Review of Perspectives
Helen Macbeth and Paul Collinson



Pure Food

Theoretical and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Edited by Paul Collinson and Helen Macbeth

230 pages, 10 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80539-018-3 Hb Published (July 2023)

eISBN 978-1-80539-019-0 eBook