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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0415932319 9780415932318 0415932327 9780415932325 9781135323523 1135323526|
|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.|
"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
- Food habits -- United States.
- United States -- Social life and customs.
- United States -- Social conditions.
- Food supply.
- Sociale situatie.
- Food habits.
- Manners and customs.
- Social conditions
- United States.