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'Local, loyal and constant'? On the dynamism of terroir in sustainable agriculture

Abstract:
Terroir is a concept that is used in France, and increasingly elsewhere, to evoke character and quality in food and drink in relation to the place it comes from. In this thesis, I investigate how terroir has attained its present-day economic value and cultural resonance; how it is subject to multiple forms of articulation across France; and how it is put to use as part of the philosophies and practices of environmentally sustainable modes of production. I use cultural and historical ... Expand abstract

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kebl
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Postgraduate Bursary
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Sarah Whatmore
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DPhil
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University of Oxford
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English
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