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Overview --> Assigned Sources

You are responsible for obtaining the sources listed below, and for bringing assigned readings to each class meeting. The first two sources must be accessed on-line, as indicated; the first must be purchased but the second is free for registered students. The last two sources are books available at the Hornet Bookstore. The schedule provided below refers to these sources using the BOLD CAPITAL abbreviations next to each title.

"HRS 154 | Food, Farming & The Sacred" Course Reader (RDR)
      printed by & available from students.universityreaders.com/store (or call 1-800-200-3908, ext. 503)
on-line articles from Encyclopedia Britannica (EB) (http://search.eb.com.proxy.lib.csus.edu)
      [requires entering your saclink password when accessed from off campus]
Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: a Year of Food Life (AVM)
Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma: a Natural History of Four Meals (TOD)

In addition, the following books are RECOMMENDED for those seeking a deeper understanding of the connections between food, farming & religious life. Some contain readings that may be used use for the Source Analysis assignments.

Rebecca Kneale Gould, At Home in Nature: Modern Homesteading and Spiritual Practice in America (@ Hornet Bookstore)
Toussaint-Samat, A History of Food (@ Library Reserve Collection)
Counihan & Esterik, Food & Culture (@ Library Reserve Collection)


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