[EPUB] ✰ Comfort Food Author Michael Owen Jones – Oaklandjobs.co.uk With contributions byBarbara Banks Sheila Bock Susan Eleuterio Jillian Gould Phillis Humphries Michael Owen Jones Alicia Kristen William G Lockwood Yvonne R Lockwood Lucy M Long LuAnne Roth Rachelle H With contributions byBarbara Banks Sheila Bock Susan Eleuterio Jillian Gould Phillis Humphries Michael Owen Jones Alicia Kristen William G Lockwood Yvonne R Lockwood Lucy M Long LuAnne Roth Rachelle H Saltzman Charlene Smith Annie Tucker and Diane Tye Comfort Food explores this concept with examples taken from Atlantic Canadians Indonesians the English in Britain and various ethnic regional and religious populations as well as rural and urban residents in the United States This volume includes studies of particular edibles and the ways in which they comfort or in some instances cause discomfort The contributors focus on items ranging from bologna to chocolate including sweet and savory puddings fried bread with an egg in the center dairy products fried rice cafeteria fare sugary fried dough soul food and othersSeveral essays consider Comfort Food in the context of cookbooks films blogs literature marketing and tourism Of course what heartens one person might put off another so the collection also includes takes on victuals that prove problematic All this fare is then related to identity family community nationality ethnicity class sense of place tradition stress health discomfort guilt betrayal and loss contributing to and deepening our understanding of Comfort FoodThis book offers a foundation for further appreciation of Comfort Food As a subject of study the Comfort Food is relevant to a number of disciplines most obviously food studies folkloristics and anthropology but also American studies cultural studies global and international studies tourism marketing and public health.
- 264 pages
- Comfort Food
- Michael Owen Jones
- 25 June 2014 Michael Owen Jones