Non-Fiction Books:

Food in the USA

A Reader


Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Food in the USA
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


From Thanksgiving to fast food to anorexia nervosa, Food in the USA brings together essential reading on these topics and is the only substantial collection of essays on food and culture in America. The broad range of essay topics include: the corporate food industry, soup kitchens, meateating, fast food, waitressing, Coca-Cola, Aunt Jemima, the Passover Seder, soul food, diabetes and nutrition. Together, the collection provides a fascinating look at how and why we are what we eat. Donna Gabaccia, Warren Belasco, Sidney Mintz, Amy Bentley, Becky Thompson, Joan Jacobs Brumberg, and Sharon Sherman

Author Biography

Carole Counihan is a Professor o Anthropology and the Director of Women's Studies at Millersville University in Millersville, PA. She is currently senior editor of Food and Foodways journal. Her previous books include Food and Culture: A Reader and The Anthropology of Food and Body, both published by Routledge.
Release date NZ
August 30th, 2002
Edited by Carole Counihan
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 494 Banana Points