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Foodways and folklore : a handbook

Author: Jacqueline S Thursby
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Greenwood folklore handbooks.
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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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Thursby, Jacqueline S., 1940-
Foodways and folklore.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
(OCoLC)679375923
Document Type: Book
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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