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This publication presents an exceptional number of interdisciplinary and overseas essays interpreting the food-place courting. It explores such issues because the heritage of nutrients and agriculture, the globalization and localization of nutrients, and the function of position in defining the wider societal outcomes of this ever-changing phenomena.
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Although it does not seem that the third food regime has been exhausted, it has undoubtedly contributed to the current ecological and food crises, described later in the chapter. At this point, it seems appropriate to provide some context for the precise use of the concept(s) of local and place in this chapter. Alfred Weber, and similar authors and economists, use an analytical framework of “industrial location,” and the World Bank employs the concept of “local economic development”; but I propose a wider meaning of the word “local,” following the tradition of the Mexican historian Luis González (1974), founder of microhistory as a social science.