Coverart for item
The Resource Cheap meat : flap food nations in the pacific islands, Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington

Cheap meat : flap food nations in the pacific islands, Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington

Label
Cheap meat : flap food nations in the pacific islands
Title
Cheap meat
Title remainder
flap food nations in the pacific islands
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cheap Meat follows the controversial trade in inexpensive fatty cuts of lamb or mutton called "flaps," from the farms of New Zealand and Australia to their primary markets in the Pacific islands of Papua New Guinea, Tonga, and Fiji. In this engrossing story, Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington address the evolution of the meat trade itself along with the changing practices of exchange in Papua New Guinea. More importantly, they show that flaps-which are taken from the animals' bellies and are often 50% fat-are not mere market transactions but are evidence of the social nature of
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gewertz, Deborah B.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Errington, Frederick Karl
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nutritional anthropology
  • Lamb meat industry
  • Mutton industry
  • Animal gut industries
  • Food habits
  • Islands of the Pacific
  • Islands of the Pacific
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Animal gut industries
  • Food habits
  • International economic relations
  • Lamb meat industry
  • Mutton industry
  • Nutritional anthropology
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Electronic books
Label
Cheap meat : flap food nations in the pacific islands, Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Table of Cotents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Thinking about Meat; 2. Making Flaps; 3. Trading Meat; 4. Papua New Guinea's Flaps; 5. Smiles and Shrugs, Worried Eyes and Sighs; 6. Pacific Island Flaps; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn500808799
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 213 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945975
Lccn
2009020580
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612359828
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 235982
  • 8e2db9f7-b991-4a1d-9740-dfdbc224205d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)500808799
Label
Cheap meat : flap food nations in the pacific islands, Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Table of Cotents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Thinking about Meat; 2. Making Flaps; 3. Trading Meat; 4. Papua New Guinea's Flaps; 5. Smiles and Shrugs, Worried Eyes and Sighs; 6. Pacific Island Flaps; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn500808799
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 213 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945975
Lccn
2009020580
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612359828
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 235982
  • 8e2db9f7-b991-4a1d-9740-dfdbc224205d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)500808799

Library Locations

    • Copley LibraryBorrow it
      5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA, 92110-2492, US
      32.771354 -117.193327
Processing Feedback ...