Food in the Social Order by Professor Mary Douglas
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Food in the Social Order
By Professor Mary Douglas

Food in the Social Order

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Food in the Social Order by Professor Mary Douglas

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First published in 1984, This work is a cross-cultural study of the moral and social meaning of food. It is a collection of articles by Douglas and her colleagues covering the food system of the Oglala Sioux, the food habits of families in rural North Carolina, meal formats in an Italian-American community near Philadelphia. It also includes a grid/group analysis of food consumption.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415488525
ISBN-10: 0415488524
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 308
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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