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Breakfast : a history

Author: Heather Arndt Anderson
Publisher: Lanham : AltaMira Press, a division of Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated, [2013]
Series: Studies in food and gastronomy.; Meals series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From corn flakes to pancakes, Breakfast: A History explores this "most important meal of the day" as a social and gastronomic phenomenon. It explains how and why the meal emerged, what is eaten commonly in this meal across the globe, why certain foods are considered indispensable, and how it has been depicted in art and media. Heather Arndt Anderson's detail-rich, culturally revealing, and entertaining narrative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Breakfast
Lanham : AltaMira Press, a division of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2013]
(DLC) 2013008495
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Arndt Anderson
ISBN: 9780759121652 0759121656 1299605346 9781299605343
OCLC Number: 844364203
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 227 pages).
Contents: History and Social Context --
Around the World in a Meal --
Breakfast at Home --
Breakfast Out --
Breakfast in the Arts and Media.
Series Title: Studies in food and gastronomy.; Meals series.
Responsibility: Heather Arndt Anderson.

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"From corn flakes to pancakes, Breakfast: A History explores this "most important meal of the day" as a social and gastronomic phenomenon. It explains how and why the meal emerged, what is eaten commonly in this meal across the globe, why certain foods are considered indispensable, and how it has been depicted in art and media. Heather Arndt Anderson's detail-rich, culturally revealing, and entertaining narrative thoroughly satisfies."--

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Modern nutritionists proclaim breakfast the day's most important meal, yet many Americans eat it on the run, if at all, and they exhibit little consistency in the foods they consume. In that, they're Read more...

 
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