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New PDF release: Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

By Michael Owen Jones,Lucy M. Long

With contributions by:

Barbara Banks, Sheila Bock, Susan Eleuterio, Jillian Gould, Phillis Humphries, Michael Owen Jones, Alicia Kristen, William G. Lockwood, Yvonne R. Lockwood, Lucy M. lengthy, LuAnne Roth, Rachelle H. Saltzman, Charlene Smith, Annie Tucker, and Diane Tye

Comfort Food explores this idea with examples taken from Atlantic Canadians, Indonesians, the English in Britain, and numerous ethnic, neighborhood, and non secular populations in addition to rural and concrete citizens within the usa. This quantity contains stories of specific edibles and the ways that they convenience or in a few cases reason ache. The members specialise in goods starting from bologna to chocolate, together with candy and savory puddings, fried bread with an egg within the middle, dairy items, fried rice, cafeteria fare, sugary fried dough, soul nutrients, and others.

Several essays think about convenience foodstuff within the context of cookbooks, motion pictures, blogs, literature, advertising, and tourism. in fact what heartens one individual may get rid of one other, so the gathering additionally comprises takes on victuals that turn out tricky. All this fare is then concerning id, relations, group, nationality, ethnicity, type, experience of position, culture, rigidity, wellbeing and fitness, pain, guilt, betrayal, and loss, contributing to and deepening our figuring out of convenience food.

This publication bargains a origin for additional appreciation of convenience foodstuff. As a topic of research, the relaxation meals is proper to a few disciplines, most manifestly foodstuff stories, folkloristics, and anthropology, but additionally American reviews, cultural stories, worldwide and overseas reviews, tourism, advertising and marketing, and public health.

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