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From whiskey in the American Revolution to Spam in WWII, food reveals a great deal about the society in which it exists. Selecting 15 foods that represent key moments in the history of the United States, this book takes readers from before European colonization to the present, narrating major turning points along the way, with food as a guide.

US History in 15 Foods takes everyday items like wheat bread, peanuts, and chicken nuggets, and shows the part they played in the making of America. What did the British colonists think about the corn they observed Indigenous people growing? How are oranges connected to Roosevelt's New Deal? And what can green bean casserole tell us about gender roles in the mid-20th century? Weaving food into colonialism, globalization, racism, economic depression, environmental change and more, Anna Zeide shows how America has evolved through the food it eats.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781350211971
  • ISBN-10: 1350211974
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publish Date: February 2023
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Page Count: 288

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