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Foodways and folklore : a handbook

Author: Jacqueline S Thursby
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Greenwood folklore handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive introduction to the folklore of food from the early Native American cultures to the multicultural cuisine of the present day.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Thursby, Jacqueline S., 1940-
Foodways and folklore.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
(OCoLC)679375923
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline S Thursby
ISBN: 9780313341731 0313341737
OCLC Number: 181827418
Description: xiv, 204 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Definitions and classifications --
Examples and texts --
Scholarship and approaches --
Contexts.
Series Title: Greenwood folklore handbooks.
Responsibility: Jacqueline S. Thursby.

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In every time and place, various traditions, customs, and legends have developed around food. These foodways help define cultures and hold them together, since food is central to life. From early  Read more...

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"Thursby's handbook provides a clear path to explore foodways, the folkloric study of foods. . . . Thursby has fashioned an excellent framework for the exploration of foodways by offering the basic Read more...

 
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