Food in the USA: A Reader
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Edition:1St Edition
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- Dimensions (in):0.9 x 7 x 10
- Publication Date:September 1, 2002
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From Thanksgiving to fast food to the Passover seder, Food in the USA brings together the essential readings on these topics and is the only substantial collection of essays on food and culture in the United States. Essay topics include the globalization of U.S. food; the dangers of the meatpacking industry; the rise of Italian-American food; the meaning of Soul food; the anorexia epidemic; the omnipotence of Coca-Cola; and the invention of Thanksgiving. Together, the collection provides a fascinating look at how and why we Americans are what we eat.
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