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Foodways and folklore : a handbook

Author: Jacqueline S Thursby
Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood ; Oxford : [Harcourt Education [distributor], 2008.
Series: Greenwood folklore handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline S Thursby
ISBN: 9780313341731 0313341737
OCLC Number: 907177519
Description: xiv, 204 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface One: Introduction Two: Definitions and Classifications Three: Examples and Texts Four: Scholarship and Approaches Five: Contexts Glossary Bibliography Web Resources Index
Series Title: Greenwood folklore handbooks.
Responsibility: Jacqueline S. Thursby.

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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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