To live and dine in Dixie : the evolution of urban food culture in the Jim Crow South (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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To live and dine in Dixie : the evolution of urban food culture in the Jim Crow South

Author: Angela Jill Cooley
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]
Series: Southern Foodways Alliance studies in culture, people, and place.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the changing food culture of the urban American South during the Jim Crow era by examining how race, ethnicity, class, and gender contributed to the development and maintenance of racial segregation in public eating places. Focusing primarily on the 1900s to the 1960s, Angela Jill Cooley identifies the cultural differences between activists who saw public eating places like urban lunch counters as  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Jill Cooley
ISBN: 9780820347608 0820347604
OCLC Number: 984775299
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 207 p.)
Contents: Pt. 1. Southern food culture in transition, 1876-1935 --
Scientific cooking and southern whiteness --
Southern cafés as contested urban space --
pt. 2. Democratizing southern foodways, 1936-1959 --
Southern norms and national culture --
Restaurant chains and fast food --
pt. 3. The Civil rights revolution, 1960-1975 --
The politics of the lunch counter --
White resistance in segregated restaurants --
Cracker Barrel and the southern strategy.
Series Title: Southern Foodways Alliance studies in culture, people, and place.
Responsibility: Angela Jill Cooley.

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Explores the changing food culture of the urban American South during the Jim Crow era by examining how race, ethnicity, class, and gender contributed to the development and maintenance of racial  Read more...

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