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Food culture & history

Food culture & history

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Published by London Food Seminar in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesFood culture and history.
Statementedited by Gerald Mars & Valerie Mars. Vol. 1.
ContributionsMars, Gerald., Mars, Valerie.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16261425M

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  The Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s Food History project brings together contemporary and historical investigations of American food culture from diverse perspectives through programs, an annual symposium, and online collections. A Toolkit for Inclusive Food Interpretation. Despite this work, older interpretive tropes die hard. The Italian NATION came into political existence approximately years ago, after the wars of unification. BUT the italian culture is ancient, as are the foods, recipes and agriculture which produces the foods. I took three different university courses on italian food (NOT cooking, but history and culture).


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