appetites and aspirations in vietnam food and drink in the long nineteenth century rowman littlefield studies in food and gastronomy

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Appetites And Aspirations In Vietnam

Author : Erica J. Peters
ISBN : 9780759120754
Genre : History
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Appetites and Aspirations in Vietnam explores how people in Vietnam used food and drink to strengthen their social position during the "long" nineteenth century, from the 1790s to the 1920s.

As Long As We Both Shall Eat

Author : Claire Stewart
ISBN : 9781442257146
Genre : Cooking
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As Long as we Both Shall Eat is a culinary history of wedding feasts. Examining the various food customs associated with weddings in America and around the world, Claire Stewart not only provides a rich account of the foods most loved and frequently served at wedding celebrations, she also offers a glimpse into the customs and celebrations themselves, as they are experienced in the West and in various other cultures. She sheds light on the historical and contemporary significance of wedding food, and explores patterns of the varieties of conspicuous consumption linked to American wedding feasts in particular. There are stories of celebrity excess, and the book is peppered with accounts of lavish strange-but-true wedding tales. The antics of wealthy socialites and celebrities is a topic rich for exploration, and the telling of their exploits can be used to track the fads and changes in conventional and contemporary wedding feasts and celebrations. From cocktail hours to wedding cakes, showers to brunches, the food we enjoy to celebrate the joining of life partners helps bring us together, no matter our differences. Readers are treated to a tasty trip down the aisle in this entertaining and lively account of nuptial noshing.

American Home Cooking

Author : Tim Miller
ISBN : 9781442253469
Genre : Cooking
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Tim Miller takes us on a fascinating tour of home cooking and eating in America – where it’s been and where it’s going – as well as a vivid accounting of our stubborn unwillingness to give it up all together in the face of easy, processed, and prepared meals.

Food Health And Culture In Latino Los Angeles

Author : Sarah Portnoy
ISBN : 9781442251304
Genre : Cooking
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Food, Health, and Culture in Latino Los Angeles explores the history of Latino cuisine in Los Angeles and the contemporary Latino food scene, one that sharply contrasts with urban Latino neighborhoods where access to affordable, healthy food is a struggle. The study offers solutions such as expanding urban agriculture and legalizing street vendors.

Pigs Pork And Heartland Hogs

Author : Cynthia Clampitt
ISBN : 9781538110751
Genre : Cooking
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Pigs, Pork, andHeartland Hogs is an engaging celebration of the 12,000-year connection between humans and the world’s most commonly consumed meat: pork. Throughout history, pigs shaped cultures and cuisines. Introduced into the Americas, they changed lives and, in time, helped define the Midwest, reflecting the region’s diversity and abundance.

Prison Food In America

Author : Erika Camplin
ISBN : 9781442253483
Genre : Cooking
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America seems presently fascinated by prison culture and the inner workings of what happens behind clinked doors. With TV shows creating binge-watchers of us all, and celebrities piquing public interest as they end up behind bars, Americans seem to enjoy a good gawk at prison life. Each year, more than 1.3 million visitors still trek out to Alcatraz Island, one of the most famous prisons in the world. And why shouldn’t they be curious about prison? We as a nation currently incarcerate more people per capita than any other country, and our prisons are notoriously rough, violent, and overcrowded. At the same time, we love our food, take pictures of it, post it socially, and discuss our foodie favorites. Rarely do we consider the food experiences of those for whom sustenance is more difficult to obtain, particularly those incarcerated, where choice and access is severely limited. Prison food is often everything to prisoners. It is the only marker of time throughout the day. Food becomes commerce in the microeconomies behind prison walls. It is often the only source of pleasure in a monotonous routine. It creates sites of community when prisoners ban together to create recipes, but also becomes a site of discord when issues surrounding fairness and equity arise in the chow hall. Prison Food in America offers a high-level snapshot of the fare offered behind bars, its general guidelines and regulations, fascinating stories about prisoners and food, and the remarkable and varied ways food plays a role in the fabric of prison culture.

Three World Cuisines

Author : Ken Albala
ISBN : 9780759121263
Genre : Social Science
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This “living” text provides readers with a solid understanding of the three cuisines that have had the greatest impact on the globe historically. Deep knowledge of Italian, Mexican, and Chinese cuisines illuminates many of the great historical themes of the past 10,000 years as well as why we eat the way we do today.

San Francisco

Author : Erica J. Peters
ISBN : 9780759121539
Genre : Cooking
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This food biography focuses on how people have experienced the bounty of the City by the Bay.

Rice Talks

Author : Nir Avieli
ISBN : 9780253005304
Genre : Social Science
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Rice Talks explores the importance of cooking and eating in the everyday social life of Hoi An, a properous market town in central Vietnam known for its exceptionally elaborate and sophisticated local cuisine. In a vivid and highly personal account, Nir Avieli takes the reader from the private setting of the extended family meal into the public realm of the festive, extraordinary, and unique. He shows how foodways relate to class relations, gender roles, religious practices, cosmology, ethnicity, and even local and national politics. This evocative study departs from conventional anthropological research on food by stressing the rich meanings, generative capacities, and potential subversion embedded in foodways and eating.

Food And Social Media

Author : Signe Rousseau
ISBN : 9780759120426
Genre : Cooking
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Social media has been a factor in the explosion of interest in food and democratization of food criticism, and this book explains and critique the phenomena and key issues in a lively and anecdotal manner that will appeal to scholars and the interested general public alike.

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