TASTING FOOD TASTING FREEDOM CL by Sidney W. Mintz

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A renowned anthropologist explores the history and meaning of eating in America.

Addressing issues ranging from the global phenomenon of Coca-Cola to the diets of American slaves, Sidney Mintz shows how our choices about food are shaped by a vast and increasingly complex global economy. He demonstrates that our food choices have enormous and often surprising significance.
 

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Sidney W. Mintz, author of Worker in the Cane, Carribbean Transformations, and Sweetness and Power is professor of anthropology at Johns Hopkins University.
 
Published August 15, 1996 by Beacon Press. 149 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, History, Cooking, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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In this collection of scholarly essays, some of which have been published previously, Mintz (Sweetness and Power) examines aspects of the intricate relationship between food and human culture. In seve

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In this collection of scholarly essays, some of which have been published previously, Mintz (Sweetness and Power) examines aspects of the intricate relationship between food and human culture.

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