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Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom

Excursions into Eating, Power, and the Past

Author: Sidney W. Mintz

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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“A buffet of information.” - Gael McCarthy, The New York Times

“A collection of thoughtful. . . . essays. [Mintz’s] writing is intellectually lively and stylistically colorful.” -Colman Andrews, Saveur

Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom

ISBN: 978-080704629-6
Publication Date: 8/14/1997
Pages: 176
Size: x Inches (US)
Price:  $19.00
Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock.