The Language Of Food A Linguist Reads The Menu

Author: Dan Jurafsky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039324587X
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Can you figure out how much your dinner will cost by counting the words on the menu? In The Language of Food, Stanford University professor and MacArthur Fellow Dan Jurafsky peels away the mysteries from the foods we think we know.

The Language Of Food

Author: Dan Jurafsky
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393351620
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A linguist delves into the world of food, describing the true meanings of descriptive words like “rich” and “crispy” when they appear on a menu and tracing how traditional and favorite dishes spread and changed through colonial ...

The Language Of Food

Author: Dan Jurafsky
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393240832
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Explores the history of culinary exchanges and how this food history affects the way modern people talk about food.

Eating Culture

Author: Gillian Crowther
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442604654
Size: 12.44 MB
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Organized around the sometimes elusive concept of cuisine and the public discourse - on gastronomy, nutrition, sustainability, and culinary skills - that surrounds it, this practical guide to anthropological method and theory brings order ...

Southern Food And Civil Rights

Author: Frederick Douglass Opie
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439659214
Size: 37.86 MB
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The Sandwich Brigade organized efforts to feed the thousands at the March on Washington. Author Fred Opie details the ways southern food nourished the fight for freedom, along with cherished recipes associated with the era.

First Bite How We Learn To Eat

Author: Bee Wilson
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007549717
Size: 15.60 MB
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Fortnum & Mason Food Book of the Year 2016 We are not born knowing what to eat. We all have to learn it as children sitting expectantly at a table. For our diets to change, we need to relearn the food experiences that first shaped us.

When In French

Author: Lauren Collins
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698191072
Size: 13.38 MB
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From the Hardcover edition.

Food As Communication

Author: Janet Muriel Cramer
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781433109638
Size: 68.90 MB
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Food is no longer viewed merely as a means of survival. International and comprehensive in approach, this volume is the first book-length study of food from a communication perspective.


Author: Paul H. Freedman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520254763
Size: 56.59 MB
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This richly illustrated book applies the discoveries of the new generation of food historians to the pleasures of dining and the culinary accomplishments of diverse civilizations, past and present.

Cuisine And Empire

Author: Rachel Laudan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520286316
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Rachel Laudan tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of the world’s great cuisines—from the mastery of grain cooking some twenty thousand years ago, to the present—in this superbly researched book.