Title: Curried Cultures Globalization, Food, and ...
Publisher: University of California Press
Book Condition: New
Book Type: Paperback
Paperback. 320 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.9in. x 0.9in.Although South Asian cookery and gastronomy has transformed contemporary urban foodscape all over the world, social scientists have paid scant attention to this phenomenon. Curried Culturesa wide-ranging collection of essaysexplores the relationship between globalization and South Asia through food, covering the cuisine of the colonial period to the contemporary era, investigating its material and symbolic meanings. Curried Cultures challenges disciplinary boundaries in considering South Asian gastronomy by assuming a proximity to dishes and diets that is often missing when food is a lens to investigate other topics. The books established scholarly contributors examine food to comment on a range of cultural activities as they argue that the practice of cooking and eating matter as an important way of knowing the world and acting on it. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780520270121
Review: "A curry mouthful of academic proportions." LA Weekly 20121018
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