Food in the USA
Edited by Carole Counihan
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Food in the USA by Carole Counihan
Book DescriptionFrom Thanksgiving to fast food to the Passover seder, Food in the USA brings together the essential readings on these topics and is the only substantial collection of essays on food and culture in the United States. Essay topics include the globalization of U.S. food; the dangers of the meatpacking industry; the rise of Italian-American food; the meaning of Soul food; the anorexia epidemic; the omnipotence of Coca-Cola; and the invention of Thanksgiving. Together, the collection provides a fascinating look at how and why we Americans are what we eat.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415932318
(254mm x 178mm x 29mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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From Thanksgiving to fast food to anorexia nervosa, this is the only substantial collection on food and culture in America.
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Author Biography - Carole Counihan
Carole Counihan is a Professor o Anthropology and the Director of Women's Studies at Millersville University in Millersville, PA. She is currently senior editor of Food and Foodways journal. Her previous books include Food and Culture: A Reader and The Anthropology of Food and Body, both published by Routledge.
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