Food and Culture / Edition 6

Food and Culture / Edition 6

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by Pamela Goyan Kittler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0538734973

ISBN-13: 9780538734974

Pub. Date: 08/22/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

FOOD AND CULTURE is the market-leading text for the cultural foods courses, providing current information on the health, culture, food, and nutrition habits of the most common ethnic and racial groups living in the United States. It is designed to help health professionals, chefs, and others in the food service industry learn to work effectively with members of

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FOOD AND CULTURE is the market-leading text for the cultural foods courses, providing current information on the health, culture, food, and nutrition habits of the most common ethnic and racial groups living in the United States. It is designed to help health professionals, chefs, and others in the food service industry learn to work effectively with members of different ethnic and religious groups in a culturally sensitive manner. The authors include comprehensive coverage of key ethnic, religious, and regional groups, including Native Americans, Europeans, Africans, Mexicans and Central Americans, Caribbean Islanders, South Americans, Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Southeast Asians, Pacific Islanders, People of the Balkans, Middle Easterners, Asian Indians, and regional Americans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538734974
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/22/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
151,097
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Food and Culture. 2. Traditional Health Beliefs and Practices. 3. Intercultural Communication. 4. Food and Religion. 5. Native Americans. 6. Northern and Southern Europeans. 7. Central Europeans, People of the Former Soviet Union, and Scandinavians. 8. Africans. 9. Mexicans and Central Americans. 10. Caribbean Islanders and South Americans. 11. Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans. 12. Southeast Asians and Pacific Islanders. 13. People of the Balkans and the Middle East. 14. Asian Indians and Pakistanis. 15. Regional Americans. Glossary of Ethnic Ingredients. Resources. Index.

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