8 edition of A short history of the American stomach found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||GT498.S76 K48 2008|
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|LC Control Number||2007017282|
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A Short History of the American Stomach Hardcover – February 4, by Frederick Kaufman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Frederick Kaufman Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(13). Frederick Kaufman offers a piquant sampling of American history by way of the with him as he tracks down our earliest foodies; discovers the secret history of Puritan purges; introduces diet gurus of the nineteenth century such asWilliam Alcott, who believed that “nothing ought to be mashed before it is eaten”; traces extreme feeders from Paul Bunyan to eating-contest champ Dale Boone /5(13).
During the course of his social history of American food and its consumption, Kaufman covers a series of loosely related topics- the rise of the Food Network, the religious fervor of raw food adherents, the allure of kosher food, the vast number of diet books produced over years, the plethora of competitive eating contests, and the inevitable growth of genetically modified foods/5(13).
The short history of the American stomach is a remarkable idea, but it was done in the most unremarkable way.
History is best read in chronological order; however, the history the title discusses is jumbled and garbled throughout the entire book.3/5.
Frederick Kaufman offers a piquant sampling of American history by way of the with him as he tracks down our earliest foodies; discovers the secret history of Puritan purges; introduces diet gurus of the nineteenth century such asWilliam Alcott, who believed that “nothing ought to be mashed before it is eaten”; traces extreme feeders from Paul Bunyan to eating-contest champ Dale Boone.
There’s a fascinating section on kosher food in Frederick Kaufman’s A Short History of the American Stomach. It touches on the origins of kosher food in America (the arrival of Asser Levy, “the Jew butcher,” in New Amsterdam); Procter & Gamble’s ad campaign for Crisco, Author: Barbara Spindel.
Indeed, these first settlers held that the stomach’s equilibrium reflected one’s spiritual state, and the process of digestion maintained the body’s intimate fine-tuning between good and evil. A short history of the American stomach.
[Frederick Kaufman] -- Traces the history of food and the ethics of eating in America from the Puritans to the present day, discussing such topics as colonial epicures, diet gurus of the nineteenth century, and the current.
A short history of the American stomach 1st ed. by Frederick Kaufman. Published by Harcourt in Orlando, Fla. Written in EnglishCited by: 4. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.
National Emergency Library. Top A short history of the American stomach by Kaufman, Frederick, Publication date TopicsPages: A series of trenchant arguments about the consistency of Americans’ feelings for food, our great common denominator.
Suspecting that the consumption-crazed, binge-and-purge culture is nothing new, Kaufman (English/CUNY) quotes young Washington Irving, who in marveled over the stunning culinary delectations available in New York : Frederick Kaufman. From secret Puritan purges to diet gurus of the 19th century, food fads and fanaticism - A Short History of the American Stomach offers a lively, close look at dietary habits, patterns, and fallacies alike, using a lively tone to make it accessible not just.
A Short History of the American Stomach by Frederick Kaufman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(). "American religion, American economics, American politics, and American media had all been devoured by the great maw.
At the Plymouth harvest dinner reenactment [the topic of the chapter], where nothing was real except the food, the primal, eldest origins of the country had met the American stomach and gone down the hatch too/5.
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