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The Taste of American Place

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ISBN 10: 0847685063 / ISBN 13: 9780847685066
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Title: The Taste of American Place

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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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. The editors' general introductory essay offers an overview of current scholarship, and part introductions contextualize the readings within each section. This lively reader will be a valuable supplement for courses on American culture across the social sciences.

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Barbara G. Shortridge is assistant professor of geography at the University of Kansas.

James R. Shortridge is professor of geography at the University of Kansas.

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