Eating Culture: An Anthropological Guide To Food

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Humans have an appetite for food, and anthropologyas the study of human beings, their culture, and societyhas an interest in the role of food. From ingredients and recipes to meals and menus across time and space, Eating Culture is a highly engaging overview that illustrates the important role that anthropology and anthropologists have played in understanding food. Organized around the sometimes elusive concept of cuisine and the public discourseon gastronomy, nutrition, sustainability, and culinary skillsthat surrounds it, this practical guide to anthropological method and theory brings order and insight to our changing relationship with food.

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