Download e-book for iPad: American Appetites: A Documentary Reader (Food and Foodways) by Jennifer Jensen Wallach,Lindsey R. Swindall

By Jennifer Jensen Wallach,Lindsey R. Swindall

ISBN-10: 155728668X

ISBN-13: 9781557286680

Designed to entice scholars of historical past and foodies alike, American Appetites, the 1st e-book within the collage of Arkansas Press’s new nutrition and Foodways sequence, brings jointly compelling firsthand testimony describing the nation’s collective consuming conduct all through time. starting with local American folktales that rfile foundational foodstuff conduct and finishing with modern discussions approximately the best way to receive enough, healthy, and moral meals, this quantity finds that the search for nutrients has consistently been approximately greater than actual nourishment, demonstrating altering attitudes approximately matters starting from patriotism and gender to expertise and race. Readers will adventure vicariously starvation and satiation, culinary excitement and gustatory misery from views as various as these of enslaved Africans, nineteenth-century socialites, battle-weary squaddies, impoverished immigrants, and popular politicians. despite their prestige or the peculiarities in their ancient second, the american citizens whose tales are captured the following exhibit that U.S. historical past can't be understood except an exam of what drives and what feeds the yank appetite.

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