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Stirring the pot : a history of African cuisine

Author: James McCann
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
Series: Africa in world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stirring the Pot breaks new ground and makes clear the relationship between food and the culture, history, and national identity of Africans.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James McCann
ISBN: 9780896802728 0896802728
OCLC Number: 758824277
Awards: Winner of Gourmand World Cookbook Awards (USA Only) (Africian Cuisine) 2010
Description: 1 vol. (XIV- 213 p.) : il. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Africa in world history.
Responsibility: James C. McCann.

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Africa's art of cooking is a key part of its history. This title describes how the ingredients, the practices, and the varied tastes of African cuisine comprise a body of historically gendered  Read more...

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