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Title Cultural encyclopedia of vegetarianism / Margaret Puskar-Pasewicz, editor
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 290 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chronology; List of Entries; Topical List of Entries; The Encyclopedia; Selected Bibliography; About the Editor and Contributors; Index
Summary Americans consume nearly three quarters of a pound of meat per day, the highest consumption rate in the world. U.S. livestock industries are responsible for an estimated 55 percent of erosion and sediment, 37 percent of pesticide use, 50 percent of antibiotic use, and about 33 percent of nitrogen and phosphorus release into freshwater resources. Food for thought, indeed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Vegetarianism -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Puskar-Pasewicz, Margaret.
ISBN 0313375577 (electronic bk.)
9780313375576 (electronic bk.)