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Introduction - Why Food and Culture? Eating popsicles and watching dry ice melt For over half a million years food and the search for it have influenced both human and historical development.
The study of food lends itself to multiple "ologies" - anthropology, biology, ecology, mythology, technology and zoology among them. From evidence in ancient and modern burial grounds to classical and contemporary literature, from verbal tradition to recorded histories, from ballads to poetry, from stories about food practices and their numerous meanings, foodways have been present wherever people are gathered.
Foodways and Folklore, viii For each person food has meaning. Cultures, clans, families, and the identity of some individuals are shaped by the foods they select and the ways they prepare and serve them.
Foods can evoke nostalgia for past times, and sustaining memories can be as nourishing to our spirits as a warm cup of hot chocolate on a blustery winter night".
Margaret Mead, Foodways and Folklore, p. Pilcher provides case studies focusing on topics such as the use of food as a tool of colonialism in Africa and Asia, the influence of the Italian and Chinese diasporas on US and Latin American food culture, how food was fractured along class lines in the French bourgeois restaurant culture and working-class cafes, the results of state intervention in food production and distribution, and how the impact of genetic modification and food crises has affected the relationship between consumer and product.
Pilcher, Food in World History, preface. Food use and behaviors related to foods may have embedded meanings of social status, inclusion and exclusion, boundaries, and negotiations of boundaries.
Foodways and Folklore, p. Here we begin to investigate mass marketing, the media, and the evolution of McDonaldization and Coca-Colonization, with the loss of regional food traditions as they are supplanted by homogeneous foods such as hamburgers, tacos and pizza.
Regions and their traditional foods are less well defined. Sushi and curry can be found in any city on the planet.This course provides an overview of Asian American history and its relevance for contemporary issues.
It covers the first wave of Asian immigration in the 19th century, the rise of anti-Asian movements, the experiences of Asian Americans during WWII, the emergence of the Asian American movement in the s, and the new wave of post– Asian immigration.
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A History of American Indians in California: INTRODUCTION The history of California Indians is a different story from that of other ethnic groups who came in the last few centuries as immigrants to an already populated land. For Indians, this is their homeland, and their history spans more than 10, years of occupation.
The Culture of the s. From Chapter 27, Section 1 & 2. Businesses Reorganize. Chapter 27, Section 1. The postwar years were a time of great economic growth in America. Between and , the per capita income, or average annual income per person, rose considerably.