James R. Shortridge (Editor), Barbara G. Shortridge (Editor) and Cary W. de Wit (Collaborator)
Page count: 398 pages
File size: 11.7 MB
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.