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The social archaeology of food : thinking about eating from prehistory to the present

Author: Christine Ann Hastorf
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book offers a global perspective on the role food has played in shaping human societies, through both individual and collective identities. It integrates ethnographic and archaeological case studies from the European and Near Eastern Neolithic, Han China, ancient Cahokia, Classic Maya, the Inka and many other periods and regions, to ask how the meal in particular has acted as a social agent in the formation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Ann Hastorf
ISBN: 9781107153363 1107153360
OCLC Number: 946579994
Description: xviii, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Social Life of Food --
Part I. Laying the Groundwork. Framing Food Investigation ; The Practices of a Meal in Society --
Part II. Food Studies in Archaeology. The Archaeological Study of Food Activities ; Food Economics ; Food Politics : Power and Status --
Part III. Food and Identity : The Potentials of Food Archaeology. Food in the Construction of Group Identity ; The Creation of Personal Identity : Food, Body and Personhood ; Food Creates Society.
Responsibility: Christine A. Hastorf, University of California, Berkeley.

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