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Food and Culture - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0538734974

Cover of Food and Culture 6TH 12 (ISBN 978-0538734974)
ISBN13: 978-0538734974
ISBN10: 0538734973
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2012
International: No

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Food and Culture - 6TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0538734974

Pamela Goyen Kittler

ISBN13: 978-0538734974
ISBN10: 0538734973
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

FOOD AND CULTURE is the market-leading text for the cultural foods courses, providing information on the health, culture, food, and nutrition habits of the most common ethnic and racial groups living in the United States. It is designed to help health professionals, chefs, and others in the food service industry learn to work effectively with members of different ethnic and religious groups in a culturally sensitive manner. Authors Pamela Goyan Kittler and Kathryn P. Sucher include comprehensive coverage of key ethnic, religious, and regional groups, including Native Americans, Europeans, Africans, Mexicans and Central Americans, Caribbean Islanders, South Americans, Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Southeast Asians, Pacific Islanders, People of the Balkans, Middle Easterners, Asian Indians, and regional Americans. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

Table of Contents

1. Food and Culture.
2. Traditional Health Beliefs and Practices.
3. Intercultural Communication.
4. Food and Religion.
5. Native Americans.
6. Northern and Southern Europeans.
7. Central Europeans, People of the Former Soviet Union, and Scandinavians.
8. Africans.
9. Mexicans and Central Americans.
10. Caribbean Islanders and South Americans.
11. Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans.
12. Southeast Asians and Pacific Islanders.
13. People of the Balkans and the Middle East.
14. Asian Indians and Pakistanis.
15. Regional Americans.
Glossary of Ethnic Ingredients.
Resources.
Index. 

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