Food and Culture

Food touches everything important to people it marks social difference and strengthens social bonds Common to all people, it can signify very different things from table to table.Food and Culture takes a global look at the social, symbolic, and political economic role of food The stellar contributors to this reader examine some of the meanings of food and eating across cultures, with particular attention to how men and women define themselves differently through their foodways Crossing many subjects, this innovative, first of its kind in the field includes the perspectives of anthropology, history, psychology, philosophy, politics, and sociology This is the classic text in the field, updated for the first time in a decade, and hailed as the bible in the field A must use for any course on the anthropology or sociology of food This book comes with a companion website, which you can visit at textbooks 978041597 Read Food and Culture – and Culture

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Food and Culture  By Carole Counihan IBN : 0415977770 Format : Paperback –
  • Paperback
  • 608 pages
  • Food and Culture
  • Carole Counihan
  • English
  • 04 September 2018
  • 0415977770

10 thoughts on “Food and Culture

  1. says:

    Tons of information on cultural ideals and religious beliefs and the food that accompanies them There is so much that goes into what is eaten, when and why that it can really shape lives Even in what is not eaten, which would be an even bigger category in some cultures This book even formulates ideas on how to change negative lifestyles in the world by switching their diets It s not a comfy window seat type of book, but you ...

  2. says:

    A good collection of articles on the intersection of food and culture, although it would seem that themedically oriented articles need to be updated or contextualized Overall, enjoyable, but an updated version would b...

  3. says:

    I quite enjoyed this one it s got a bit of everything, so even if you re not a true cultural anthropologist, you ll still find historical cases that are intensely interesting

  4. says:

    This book was pretty good as an interesting reader for Food and Culture class.

  5. says:

    This is a truly delightful, robust, and challenging compilation of food studies articles a treat to read as a student and surely to teach as an instructor.

  6. says:

    This is an interesting read It s a lot of information, but some articles are definitely better than others.

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