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Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time
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written by Adrian Miller, fl. 2013 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 332 page(s)
In this insightful and eclectic history, Adrian Miller delves into the influences, ingredients, and innovations that make up the soul food tradition. Focusing each chapter on the culinary and social history of one dish -- such as fried chicken, chitlins, yams, greens, and 'red drinks'-- Miller uncovers how it got...
written by Adrian Miller, fl. 2013 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 332 page(s)
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Three Squares The Invention of the American Meal
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written by Abigail Carroll, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 348 page(s)
We are what we eat, as the saying goes, but we are also how we eat, and when, and where. Our eating habits reveal as much about our society as the food on our plates, and our national identity is written in the eating schedules we follow and the customs we observe at the table and on the go. In Three Squares, fo...
written by Abigail Carroll, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 348 page(s)
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Growing Cities
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directed by Dan Susman, fl. 2007 (Omaha, NE: Elmwood Motion Picture Company, 2013), 59 mins
From rooftop farmers to backyard beekeepers, Americans are growing food like never before. Growing Cities goes coast to coast to tell the inspiring stories of these intrepid urban farmers, activists, and everyday city-dwellers who are challenging the way this country feeds itself. From those growing in backyards t...
directed by Dan Susman, fl. 2007 (Omaha, NE: Elmwood Motion Picture Company, 2013), 59 mins
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Growing Cities, With Audio Description
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directed by Dan Susman, fl. 2007 (Omaha, NE: Elmwood Motion Picture Company, 2013), 1 hour 5 mins
From rooftop farmers to backyard beekeepers, Americans are growing food like never before. Growing Cities goes coast to coast to tell the inspiring stories of these intrepid urban farmers, activists, and everyday city-dwellers who are challenging the way this country feeds itself. From those growing in backyards t...
directed by Dan Susman, fl. 2007 (Omaha, NE: Elmwood Motion Picture Company, 2013), 1 hour 5 mins
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Roman Restaurant Rhythms
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directed by Michael Herzfeld, 1947- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2011), 39 mins
This delightful and mouth-watering documentary provides a 'backstage,' behind-the-scenes foray into the rhythms of food preparation in four traditional restaurants in Rome. Behind the stately courses of a modern Roman meal -- antipasto, pasta, perhaps a diversion into pizza, then a main course, vegetable specialty...
directed by Michael Herzfeld, 1947- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2011), 39 mins
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The NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA of SOUTHERN CULTURE VOLUME 7: FOODWAYS
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edited by John T. Edge, fl. 2007, Volume 7 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 338 page(s)
When the original Encyclopedia of Southern Culture was published in 1989, the topic of foodways was relatively new as a field of scholarly inquiry. Food has always been central to southern culture, but the past twenty years have brought an explosion in interest in foodways, particularly in the South. This volume m...
edited by John T. Edge, fl. 2007, Volume 7 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 338 page(s)
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A Tour of Ethnic Food Stores
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presented by Andrew Zimmern, 1961-; produced by Melanie Nelson, 1997-, Learning ZoneXpress (Owatonna, MN: Learning ZoneXpress, 2002), 45 mins
Featuring Andrew Zimmeran, this video visits Hispanic, Italian, and Chinese grocery stores and shows how ethnic food markets reflect the history and culture of many countries. It discusses the ingredients that are basic and unique to each culture and explains how the food guide pyramid applies to ethnic foods.
presented by Andrew Zimmern, 1961-; produced by Melanie Nelson, 1997-, Learning ZoneXpress (Owatonna, MN: Learning ZoneXpress, 2002), 45 mins
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Anthropology of Food and Nutrition, Volume 3, Food for Health, Food for Wealth
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written by Lynn Harbottle, fl. 2000, in Anthropology of Food and Nutrition, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2004, originally published 2000), 193 page(s)
Food and eating practices are central to current sociological and anthropological concerns about the body, health, consumption, and identity. This study explores the importance of these themes as they intersect with processes of globalization and cultural production within a specific group of consumers, British Sh...
written by Lynn Harbottle, fl. 2000, in Anthropology of Food and Nutrition, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Berghahn Books, 2004, originally published 2000), 193 page(s)
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A World of Food: Tastes & Taboos in Difference Cultures
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directed by Jon Silver, fl. 2000-2013; produced by Dane Archer, 1946- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 35 mins
What's delicious? What's disgusting? What's even edible in the first place? These questions may seem simple, but they tap into powerful cultural, religious, and individual differences. This delectably engaging video explores the extraordinary variety of food likes, food dislikes, food taboos, and food rules around...
directed by Jon Silver, fl. 2000-2013; produced by Dane Archer, 1946- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 35 mins
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iQue vivan los tamales! Food and the Making of Mexican Identity
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written by Jeffrey M. Pilcher, fl. 2000, in Dialogos (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2000, originally published 1998), 234 page(s)
written by Jeffrey M. Pilcher, fl. 2000, in Dialogos (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2000, originally published 1998), 234 page(s)
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