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By Michael Owen Jones,Lucy M. Long

ISBN-10: 1496810848

ISBN-13: 9781496810847

ISBN-10: 1496810856

ISBN-13: 9781496810854

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 spiritual populations in addition to rural and concrete citizens within the usa. This quantity comprises stories of specific edibles and the ways that they convenience or in a few cases reason soreness. The individuals specialize in goods starting from bologna to chocolate, together with candy and savory puddings, fried bread with an egg within the heart, dairy items, fried rice, cafeteria fare, sugary fried dough, soul foodstuff, and others.

Several essays examine convenience meals within the context of cookbooks, movies, blogs, literature, advertising and marketing, and tourism. in fact what heartens one individual may do away with one other, so the gathering additionally contains takes on victuals that turn out not easy. All this fare is then on the topic of id, relatives, neighborhood, nationality, ethnicity, type, experience of position, culture, rigidity, healthiness, ache, guilt, betrayal, and loss, contributing to and deepening our figuring out of convenience food.

This ebook bargains a origin for additional appreciation of convenience nutrients. As an issue of research, the relaxation meals is proper to a couple of disciplines, most glaringly foodstuff stories, folkloristics, and anthropology, but in addition American reviews, cultural stories, international and foreign reports, tourism, advertising, and public health.

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