Food and Love: A Cultural History of East and West
by Jack Goody (9781844674381)

Food and Love: A Cultural History of East and West
 
Jack Goody
Release Date: 01 January 2010
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 320
Category: Society & Social Sciences
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781844674381
ISBN-10: 184467438X



In Food and Love, Jack Goody surveys phenomena as diverse as the uniqueness of the European family, the development of romantic love, the evolution of national and regional cuisines, and the globalization of Chinese food, effortlessly incorporating fascinating examples ranging from Europe to Asia and Africa. Throughout the book, Goody shows that the ethnocentricity of much of Western scholarship has distorted not only the comprehension of the East but also of developments in Europe's past and present.

Author
JACK GOODY is Professor of Anthropology at Cambridge University and a Fellow of St John's College. His other publications include The East in the West, The Culture of Flowers and Cooking, Cuisine and Class

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