Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom: Excursions Into Eating, Power, and the Past
Sidney Wilfred Mintz (Author)
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DescriptionA 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.
August 14, 1997
5.47 X 8.43 X 0.72 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author
Sidney W. Mintz, author of Worker in the Cane, Carribbean Transformations, and Sweetness and Power is professor of anthropology at Johns Hopkins University.
'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