How America Eats: A Social History of U.S. Food and Culture

How America Eats: A Social History of U.S. Food and Culture

by Jennifer Jensen Wallach
     
 

The American Stomach traces American history through its collective stomach, demonstrating that changing ideas about what it means to be American can be seen through food choices and attitudes about eating.See more details below

Overview

The American Stomach traces American history through its collective stomach, demonstrating that changing ideas about what it means to be American can be seen through food choices and attitudes about eating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442208742
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/21/2012
Series:
American Ways Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
357,180
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: The Cuisine of Contact Chapter 2: Food and the Founding Chapter 3: Foodways in an Era of Expansion and Immigration Chapter 4: Technology and Taste Chapter 5: Gender and the American Appetite Chapter 6: The Pious or Patriotic Stomach Chapter 7: Food Habits and Racial Thinking Chapter 8: The Politics of Food A Note on Sources

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