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A mess of greens : Southern gender and Southern food

Author: Elizabeth S D Engelhardt
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Combining the study of food culture with gender studies, and using perspectives from historical, literary, environmental, and American studies, Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt examines what southern  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth S D Engelhardt
ISBN: 9780820334714 0820334715 9780820340371 0820340375
OCLC Number: 720898922
Description: xi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Whose food, when, and why?: longing for corn and beans --
Moonshine: drawing a bead on Southern food and gender --
Biscuits and cornbread: race, class, and gender politics of women baking bread --
Canning tomatoes: growing "better and more perfect women" --
Will work for food: mill work, pellagra, and gendered consumption --
Cookbooks and curb markets: wild messes of Southern food and gender --
Market bulletins: writing the mess of greens together.
Responsibility: Elizabeth S.D. Engelhardt.
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Using a rich blend of American Studies and Feminist methodologies Elizabeth Engelhardt's A Mess of Greens is nothing short of a rich treasure trove of new revelations on Southern foodways. More than Read more...

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