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Food Studies: Call Numbers and Search Terms

Food in Culture and Other Subjects

Food – Cross Disciplinary

TX
GT2850-2955

Culture:

GN: Anthropology
GN407: Social perceptions/interactions/culture of food, taboo
GN476: Anthropology of biodiversity, ethnobotany, etc.
GN635: Ethnobotany, general anthropology
GT3930: Feasts, festivals
Mythology
GR: Folklore/Mythology
GR705–7300: Animal mythology
GR780–790: Plant mythology
Etiquette
BJ1801–2195: Social usages, etiquette
Cannibalism
B105.C
GN409

Dining:

NK8725: Dining depictions, tableware design

Food Establishments:

GT3770–3896: Pubs, taverns, inns
HF5417–5430: Shopping centers, (fair) trade
HF5469–5475: Supermarkets, grocers, markets/bazaars – Including history of
NK2195.R4: Designs for dining, restaurants, pubs, cafés

Religion:

BM700–710, esp. 710: Judaism – rites and customs
BR115.N: Christianity and food
BS680.F6: Bible – food and diet

Literature:

PN56:
   B62 – Body, fatness, food in literature
   F62 – Literary gastronomy
   W5 – Alcohol, wine
PN1009.5.F66: Food in children’s literature
PN1995.9: Food in film
PN6071: Food in literature, writings on food
PQ145.1, esp. C35 (Cannibals) and G35 (General): French writings on food

Hunting:

GT5810–5905
SK

Psychology/philosophy:

BL65
B105.F

Industry and Agriculture

Advertising:

HF6161: Advertising, including alcohol and nutrition
HQ784.T4: TV/advertising and children

Agriculture:

S: Agriculture – General, conservation, soil, water
S1-26: General agriculture, journals, agriculture and the environment
HD1401–2210: Agriculture
K3871–3874: Regulation of agriculture, agriculture law
KF1682–1724: Agriculture regulation, land, standards
GF: Environment, global change, climate change
HD9000–9495: food sustainability, food crisis, agriculture, famine, food security, world food problem, food supply, food industry
Crops
SB187–401: Crops - Individual types
SB601–998: Disease, field crops, peats, management
TP375–422: Sugar
TP670–683: Oils
Technology
TP248: Biotechnology – Food crops, genetically engineered foods
TP369–371.2: Food science and technology
TP374: Food packaging
TP451: Bread technology
TP453: Food stabilizers, protein foods
TP482–494: Refrigeration
Industry
SH1–351: Fishing industry, fisheries
SH365–380: Crustacean farming
TP368: Food processing and manufacturing
TS1950–1982: Slaughterhouses, meat and poultry inspection
TS2130–2135: Cereals and grains, milling industry
Animals
QL85: Zoology
HV4701–4943: Protection of animals, animal rights, animal welfare
B105.A: Animals, psychology and philosophy on
SF: Animals, husbandry, livestock, products – Individual types
SF745: Veterinary medicine

Drinks, Drinking:

GT2860–2919: Drinking, drinks
    GT2860–2890: Drinking, alcohol
    GT2900–2919: Tea, coffee
TP503-660: Drinks
    TP503–559: Drinks, wine
    TP568–583: Beer
    TP587–630: Liquors
    TP640: Chocolate
    TP645: Coffee
    TP659: Soft drinks
    TP660: Bottling

Food Crises:

HV610–699: Food Crisis
    HV610: Floods
    HV626: Drought
    HV630: Food security
    HV696: Food and crisis, famine, hunger, food stamps – Relief
HC79.F: Famine, hunger, history
QP139: Hunger
RA645N: Malnutrition/Hunger
TD365.5: Water resources, pollution, pesticides
RA601–5: Food safety

Water/Hydrology:

GB661–791: Hydrology, water
RA591–599: Water, water safety

Science and Nutrition

Disease/Disorders:

RC552A–E: Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, Eating disorders
RC620: Food-related illness/disease (i.e. scurvy, etc.), malnutrition
RJ399: Diseases of children and adolescents: Childhood obesity/nutritional disorders
RC143: Foodborne illnesses – History
Alcoholism
HV5001–5720.5
RC565
Obesity
RA645O: Obesity
RC552O: Fatness/Obesity, body image
Toxins
RA1242: Poisons, Tobacco smoke
RA1258: Toxicity of foods
RA1270: Pesticides

Nutrition:

RA784: Nutrition, general
KF27: School lunch programs
LB3475–3479: Child nutrition/nutrition standards in schools
QP141–144: Nutrition – History of nutrition, food production/consumption
RJ206–235: Infant nutrition, breastfeeding
KF26.5.N8: Laws on foods, food nutrition
Diet
RM214-256: Diet therapy, dietary cookbooks, weight loss, vegetarianism

Science:

QP147: Eating, drinking, digestion
QP151: Stomach – anatomy, function
QP171: Metabolism
QP456–458: Smell, taste; perception of
QP801: Vitamins, drugs (marijuana, cocaine), minerals, alcohol
QR115–161: Microbiology of food
Medicine/Pharmacology
R131C–D: Greek medicine – History
R138: Greek and Roman medicine – History
R152: American folk medicine
RM300: Pharmacology, including ancient Greek recipes/Pharm.
RM666 H33: Herbal remedies – History, culture
RS81: Ancient drugs/Medicine
RS160–164: Pharmacy and Materia medica – Medicinal plants; also myth/folklore, history of
RS180: Materia medica of different countries