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Author Warner, Mark S., author.

Title Eating in the side room : food, archaeology, and African American identity / Mark S. Warner.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Summary Warner uses the archaeological data on food remains recovered from excavations in Annapolis, Maryland, as the point of departure for a broader look at the centrality of material culture in the construction of African identity in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Food, archaeology, and African American identity -- Situating the Maynard and Burgess Families -- Excavating the "other Annapolis" -- The foods they ate -- Food as community: Maynard and Burgess food habits in regional contexts -- African Americans and consumption -- In the "side room": eating with the Maynards and the Burgesses -- Conclusions: meals and their legacies.
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Subject Maynard-Burgess House (Annapolis, Md.)
Food habits -- Maryland -- Annapolis.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Maryland -- Annapolis.
African Americans -- Food -- Maryland -- Annapolis.
African Americans -- Material culture -- Maryland -- Annapolis -- History.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Annapolis (Md.) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Warner, Mark S., author. Eating in the side room 9780813061115 (DLC) 2015011677 (OCoLC)904861141
ISBN 9780813055534 electronic bk.
0813055539 electronic bk.