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Food and Eating in America A Documentary Reader

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ISBN-10: 1118936396

ISBN-13: 9781118936399

Edition: 2017

Authors: James C. Giesen, Bryant Simon

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Guides students through a rich menu of American history through food and eating This book features a wide and diverse range of primary sources covering the cultivation, preparation, marketing, and consumption of food from the time before Europeans arrived in North America to the present-day United States. It is organized around what the authors label the Four P s production, politics, price, and preference in order to show readers that food represents something more than nutrition and the daily meals that keep us alive. The documents in this book demonstrate that food we eat is a highly condensed social fact that both reflects and is shaped by politics, economics, culture, religion, region,…    
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Book details

List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Martha Woodmansee is professor of English and law at Case Western Reserve University and a founding director of the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property.

Bryant Simonis Professor of History and the Director of American Studies at Temple University and the author, most recently, ofBoardwalk Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America.