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Title Food in Time and Place : the American Historical Association Companion to Food History.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (421 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Food in Time and Place; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction: Food History as a Field; PART ONE. REGIONAL HISTORIES; 1. Premodern Europe; 2. China; 3. India; 4. Out of Africa: A Brief Guide to African Food History; 5. Middle Eastern Food History; 6. Latin American Food between Export Liberalism and the Vía Campesina; 7. Food and the Material Origins of Early America; 8. Food in Recent U.S. History; 9. Influence, Sources, and African Diaspora Foodways; 10. Migration, Transnational Cuisines, and Invisible Ethnics; PART TWO. CUISINE.
11. The French Invention of Modern Cuisine12. Restaurants; 13. Cookbooks as Resources for Social History; PART THREE. PROBLEMS; 14. The Revolt against Homogeneity; 15. Food and Popular Culture; 16. Post-1945 Global Food Developments; List of Contributors; Index.
Summary Food and cuisine are important subjects for historians across many areas of study. Food, after all, is one of the most basic human needs and a foundational part of social and cultural histories. Such topics as famines, food supply, nutrition, and public health are addressed by historians specializing in every era and every nation. Food in Time and Place delivers an unprecedented review of the state of historical research on food, endorsed by the American Historical Association, providing readers with a geographically, chronologically, and topically broad understanding of food cultures-from anci.
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Subject Food -- History.
Food habits -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Freedman, Paul, 1949-
Chaplin, Joyce E.
Albala, Ken, 1964-
Other Form: Print version: Freedman, Paul. Food in Time and Place. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014 9780520277458
ISBN 9780520959347 (electronic bk.)
0520959345 (electronic bk.)