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  • Bratwurst oder Lachsmousse?by Claudia Schirrmeister

    transcript 2014; US$ 22.70

    Warum essen wir so, wie wir essen? Warum essen wir das, was wir essen? Und was bedeutet uns das? Essen ist ein kultureller Seismograph - Claudia Schirrmeister verdeutlicht dies, indem sie aus kommunikationssoziologischer Perspektive die diversen symbolischen Bedeutungen des Essens als Handlung und als Gegenstand unter Rückgriff auf u.a. historische,... more...

  • Breakfastby Heather Arndt Anderson

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 41.99

    From corn flakes to pancakes , Breakfast: A History explores this ?most important meal of the day? as a social and gastronomic phenomenon. It explains how and why the meal emerged, what is eaten commonly in this meal across the globe, why certain foods are considered indispensable, and how it has been depicted in art and media. Heather Arndt... more...

  • Brunchby Farha Ternikar

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 33.99

    Brunch is the decadent meal of the week; a mix of the savory and salty, sweet and indulgent. Not exclusively an American phenomenon, brunch is also shared in South Asia, the Middle East, and parts of Europe. This volume examines and explores how brunch has evolved historically, developed cross-culturally, and claimed its place in popular culture.... more...

  • Colonial Foodby Verna Fisher; Andrew Christensen

    Nomad Press 2010; US$ 5.99

    Taking young readers on a journey back in time, this dynamic series showcases various aspects of colonial life, from people and clothing to homes and food. Each book contains creative illustrations, interesting facts, highlighted vocabulary words, end-of-book challenges, and sidebars that help children understand the differences between modern and... more...

  • Colonial Foodby Verna Fisher; Andrew Christensen

    Nomad Press 2010; US$ 5.99

    Taking young readers on a journey back in time, this dynamic series showcases various aspects of colonial life, from people and clothing to homes and food. Each book contains creative illustrations, interesting facts, highlighted vocabulary words, end-of-book challenges, and sidebars that help children understand the differences between modern and... more...

  • A Companion to Food in the Ancient Worldby John Wilkins; Robin Nadeau

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Food in the Ancient World presents a comprehensive overview of the cultural aspects relating to the production, preparation, and consumption of food and drink in antiquity. • Provides an up-to-date overview of the study of food in the ancient world • Addresses all aspects of food production, distribution, preparation,... more...

  • Cooking Lessonsby Sherrie A. Inness

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 35.99

    Meatloaf, fried chicken, Jell-O, cake?because foods are so very common, we rarely think about them much in depth. The authors of Cooking Lessons however, believe that food is deserving of our critical scrutiny and that such analysis yields many important lessons about American society and its values. This book explores the relationship between food... more...

  • Dead Weirdby Jim Hewitson

    Black & White Publishing 2006; US$ 1.44

    In Dead Weird, Jim Hewitson is let loose on the ultimate taboo and finds that death can be fun for all the family, a good day out or the perfect excuse for a booze up or a fight. Executions, grizzly murders, raising the dead, battlefield carnage, clean-in-between-the-sheets death, traditions, proverbs, omens, anthems and premature burials - they're... more...

  • Der Mensch isst nicht gern alleinby Thomas Wieke

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 30.52

    Ob Gourmet-Tempel oder Gulaschkanone: Menschen essen nicht nur daheim. Sie essen auch außer Haus, und dies aus den unterschiedlichsten Gründen. Sie sind auf Reisen oder im Urlaub, in der Schule oder bei der Arbeit. Dabei geht es um mehr als die unverzichtbare Nahrungsaufnahme. Denn Essen ist immer auch ein Gemeinschaftserlebnis. Diese Kulturgeschichte... more...

  • Drinkingby Igor de Garine

    Berghahn Books 2001; US$ 34.95

    Over the last decades quite a few studies have been devoted to drinking. Most of these were concerned with alcohol and written by social anthropologists. This book presents multidisciplinary aspects of the ingestion of liquids at large, addressing many of the overt and covert meanings of drinking: from satisfying biological needs to communicating... more...