The Taste of American Place: A Reader on Regional and Ethnic Foods

Social science

James R. Shortridge (Editor), Barbara G. Shortridge (Editor) and Cary W. de Wit (Collaborator)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 398 pages

File size: 11.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Tracing the intertwined roles of food, ethnicity, and regionalism in the construction of American identity, this textbook examines the central role food plays in our lives. Drawing on a range of disciplines-including sociology, anthropology, folklore, geography, history, and nutrition-the editors have selected a group of engaging essays to help students explore the idea of food as a window into American culture.