Hog and Hominy: Soul Food from Africa to America

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Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.6 X 0.6 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780231146395

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About the Author

Frederick Douglass Opie teaches history at Babson College. He is author of Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882-1923 and a blogger at www.frederickdouglassopie.blogspot.com, where he conducts "Daily Musings on Culture, History, and Food with Related Recipes." He has appeared on the popular American Public Media show The Splendid Table and is a regular guest on Philadelphia National Public Radio's The Chef's Table.

Reviews

[An] elegant, detailed history... Highly recommended.--Choice
Hog and Hominy provides a definitive history of the grand social forces and unforgettable personalities that have revolutionized Africa American cooking since the twilight of the Jim Crow system.--Andrew Warnes "Gastronomica "
Hog and Hominy contributes to understanding the important place of soul food in African American culture and of African American cuisine in the American melting pot.--Carole Counihan "Journal of American Ethnic History "