Around the Tuscan Table
Food, Family and Gender in Twentieth Century Florence
By (author) Carole M. Counihan
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Around the Tuscan Table by Carole M. Counihan
Book DescriptionIn 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415946735
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author 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, Paperback (August 1999)» View all books by Carole M. Counihan
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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