The Resource The edible South : the power of food and the making of an American region, Marcie Cohen Ferris, (electronic resource)

The edible South : the power of food and the making of an American region, Marcie Cohen Ferris, (electronic resource)

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The edible South : the power of food and the making of an American region
Title
The edible South
Title remainder
the power of food and the making of an American region
Statement of responsibility
Marcie Cohen Ferris
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Language
eng
Summary
In The Edible South, Marcie Cohen Ferris presents food as a new way to chronicle the American South's larger history. Ferris tells a richly illustrated story of southern food and the struggles of whites, blacks, Native Americans, and other people of the region to control the nourishment of their bodies and minds, livelihoods, lands, and citizenship. The experience of food serves as an evocative lens onto colonial settlements and antebellum plantations, New South cities and civil rights-era lunch counters, chronic hunger and agricultural reform, counterculture communes and iconic restaurants as Ferris reveals how food--as cuisine and as commodity--has expressed and shaped southern identity to the present day.The region in which European settlers were greeted with unimaginable natural abundance was simultaneously the place where enslaved Africans vigilantly preserved cultural memory in cuisine and Native Americans held tight to kinship and food traditions despite mass expulsions. Southern food, Ferris argues, is intimately connected to the politics of power. The contradiction between the realities of fulsomeness and deprivation, privilege and poverty, in southern history resonates in the region's food traditions, both beloved and maligned
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Ferris, Marcie Cohen
Dewey number
394.1/20975
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Food habits
  • Food
  • Cooking, American
  • Electronic books
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
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The edible South : the power of food and the making of an American region, Marcie Cohen Ferris, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469617695
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11718346
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MWT11718346
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The edible South : the power of food and the making of an American region, Marcie Cohen Ferris, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469617695
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11718346
Publisher number
MWT11718346
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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