skip to content
Food in the USA : a reader Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Food in the USA : a reader

Author: Carole Counihan
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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, meat-eating, fast food, waitressing, Coca-Cola, Aunt Jemima, the Passover seder, soul food, diabetes, and nutrition. Together, the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Counihan
ISBN: 0415932319 9780415932318 0415932327 9780415932325 9781135323523 1135323526
OCLC Number: 48892102
Description: viii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Food and the nation --
The taste of Y2K --
Eating American --
What do we eat? --
The invention of Thanksgiving: a ritual of American nationality --
Future notes: the meal-in-a-pill --
The American response to Italian food, 1880-1930 --
The origins of Soul food in black urban identity: Chicago, 1915-1947 --
The nutritional impact of European contact on the Omaha: a continuing legacy --
Consumer culture and participatory democracy: the story of Coca-Cola during World War II --
"Farm boys don't believe in radicals": rural time and meatpacking workers --
The rise of yuppie coffees and the reimagination of class in the United States --
Islands of serenity: gender, race, and ordered meals during World War II --
The Passover Seder: ritual dynamics, foodways, and family folklore --
Continuity and change in symptom choice: anorexia --
"A way outa no way": eating problems among African-American, Latina, and white women --
Diabetes, diet, and Native American foraging traditions --
The contemporary soup kitchen --
The signifying dish: autobiography and history in two black women's cookbooks --
"To eat the flesh of his dead mother": hunger, masculinity, and nationalism in Frank Chin's Donald Duk --
"We got our way of cooking things": women, food, and preservation of cultural identity among the Gullah --
Food as women's voice in the San Luis Valley of Colorado --
Food, masculinity, and place in the Hispanic Southwest --
Who deserves a break today? fast food, cultural rituals, and women's place --
The international political economy of food: a global crisis --
China's Big Mac attack --
NAFTA and basic food production: dependency and marginalization on both sides of the US/Mexican border --
New agricultural biotechnologies: the struggle for democratic choice --
Hunger in the United States: policy implications --
Growing food, growing community: community supported agriculture in rural Iowa.
Responsibility: edited by Carole Counihan.
More information:

Abstract:

From Thanksgiving to fast food to anorexia nervosa, this is the only substantial collection on food and culture in America.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"For anyone who has wondered just what food means to Americans, this volume is indispensable. Carole M. Counihan has compiled an important collection of articles that explores American food in all Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48892102> # Food in the USA : a reader
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "48892102" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> ; # Social conditions
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Topic/eetgewoonten> ; # Eetgewoonten
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Topic/voedselvoorziening> ; # Voedselvoorziening
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/930807> ; # Food habits
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Topic/sociale_situatie> ; # Sociale situatie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Topic/ernahrungsgewohnheit> ; # Ernährungsgewohnheit
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/931196> ; # Food supply
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Topic/levensmiddelen> ; # Levensmiddelen
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/394.120973/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Place/usa> ; # USA.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Topic/drinkgewoonten> ; # Drinkgewoonten
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103988> ; # Food habits--United States
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/60299817> ; # Carole Counihan
    schema:datePublished "2002" ;
    schema:description "Food and the nation -- The taste of Y2K -- Eating American -- What do we eat? -- The invention of Thanksgiving: a ritual of American nationality -- Future notes: the meal-in-a-pill -- The American response to Italian food, 1880-1930 -- The origins of Soul food in black urban identity: Chicago, 1915-1947 -- The nutritional impact of European contact on the Omaha: a continuing legacy -- Consumer culture and participatory democracy: the story of Coca-Cola during World War II -- "Farm boys don't believe in radicals": rural time and meatpacking workers -- The rise of yuppie coffees and the reimagination of class in the United States -- Islands of serenity: gender, race, and ordered meals during World War II -- The Passover Seder: ritual dynamics, foodways, and family folklore -- Continuity and change in symptom choice: anorexia -- "A way outa no way": eating problems among African-American, Latina, and white women -- Diabetes, diet, and Native American foraging traditions -- The contemporary soup kitchen -- The signifying dish: autobiography and history in two black women's cookbooks -- "To eat the flesh of his dead mother": hunger, masculinity, and nationalism in Frank Chin's Donald Duk -- "We got our way of cooking things": women, food, and preservation of cultural identity among the Gullah -- Food as women's voice in the San Luis Valley of Colorado -- Food, masculinity, and place in the Hispanic Southwest -- Who deserves a break today? fast food, cultural rituals, and women's place -- The international political economy of food: a global crisis -- China's Big Mac attack -- NAFTA and basic food production: dependency and marginalization on both sides of the US/Mexican border -- New agricultural biotechnologies: the struggle for democratic choice -- Hunger in the United States: policy implications -- Growing food, growing community: community supported agriculture in rural Iowa."@en ;
    schema:description "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, meat-eating, 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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/838127192> ;
    schema:genre "Aufsatzsammlung"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Food in the USA : a reader"@en ;
    schema:productID "48892102" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48892102#PublicationEvent/new_york_routledge_2002> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Agent/routledge> ; # Routledge
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1487202> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=009844701&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415932325> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781135323523> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415932318> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA379600> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA2X3556> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48892102> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Topic/ernahrungsgewohnheit> # Ernährungsgewohnheit
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Ernährungsgewohnheit"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/838127192#Topic/voedselvoorziening> # Voedselvoorziening
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Voedselvoorziening"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103988> # Food habits--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Food habits--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> # Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/930807> # Food habits
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Food habits"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/931196> # Food supply
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Food supply"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/60299817> # Carole Counihan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1948" ;
    schema:familyName "Counihan" ;
    schema:givenName "Carole" ;
    schema:name "Carole Counihan" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415932318>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0415932319" ;
    schema:isbn "9780415932318" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780415932325>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0415932327" ;
    schema:isbn "9780415932325" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781135323523>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1135323526" ;
    schema:isbn "9781135323523" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.