Around the Tuscan Table by Carole M. Counihan
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Around the Tuscan Table
By Carole M. Counihan

Around the Tuscan Table

Food, Family and Gender in Twentieth Century Florence

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Around the Tuscan Table by Carole M. Counihan

Book Description

In this delicious book, noted food scholar Carole M. Counihan presents a compelling and artfully told narrative about family and food in late 20th-century Florence. Based on solid research, Counihan examines how family, and especially gender have changed in Florence since the end of World War II to the present, giving us a portrait of the changing nature of modern life as exemplified through food and foodways.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415946735
ISBN-10: 0415946735
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 262
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Carole M. Counihan

Around the Tuscan Table by Carole M. Counihan Around the Tuscan Table, Hardback (March 2004)

A narrative about family and food in twentieth-century Florence, looking at how family, and especially gender relations, have changed in Florence since the ending of World War II and continuing to an examination of current food practices today

Anthropology of Food and Body by Carole M. Counihan Anthropology of Food and Body, Paperback (August 1999)

The Anthropology of Food and Body explores the way that making, eating and thinking about food reveal culturally determined gender-power relations in diverse societies.

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Author Biography - Carole M. Counihan

Carole M. Counihan is Professor of Anthropology and the Director of Women's Studies at Millersville University in Pennsylvania. She is currently the editor of Food and Foodways. She has authored and co-edited several books on the anthropology of food, including: Food in the U.S.A., Food and Culture, and The Anthropology of Food and Body (all published by Routledge).

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