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Description - Food in the USA by Carole Counihan

From Thanksgiving to fast food to anorexia nervosa, Food in the USA brings together essential reading on these topics and is the only substantial collection of essays on food and culture in America. The broad range of essay topics include: the corporate food industry, soup kitchens, meateating, fast food, waitressing, Coca-Cola, Aunt Jemima, the Passover Seder, soul food, diabetes and nutrition. Together, the collection provides a fascinating look at how and why we are what we eat. Donna Gabaccia, Warren Belasco, Sidney Mintz, Amy Bentley, Becky Thompson, Joan Jacobs Brumberg, and Sharon Sherman

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415932318
ISBN-10: 0415932319
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 442
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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