Description - Food Nations by Warren Belasco
Featuring the work of some of the most established scholars in the food studies field, this volume looks at the connections between food, culture, and commerce. The essays in the collection pick at what we eat for all its ideological and political implications, such as "Foodscapes" in Los Angeles, the politics of the California avocado, or the cultural subtext of baby food.
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Author Biography - Warren Belasco
Warren Belasco is Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland and one of the leading scholars in food studies. He is the author of Appetite for Change: How the Counterculture Took on the Food Industry. Philip Scranton is the Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University and research director at the Hagley Museum and Library. He is the author or editor of six books, including Endless Novelty: Specialty Production and American Industrialization.