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By Jeremy MacClancy | Comments: ( 111 ) | Date: ( Oct 15, 2019 )

Why do some pregnant American women eat clay Why do Cornish women blush at the mention of skate What is the secret of a healthy diet in Papua New Guinea Consuming Culture is about why we eat what we eat and what our eating habits say about us Original, witty, and provocative, this world tour of food cultures shows how food relates to sex, to the culinary snakes and lWhy do some pregnant American women eat clay Why do Cornish women blush at the mention of skate What is the secret of a healthy diet in Papua New Guinea Consuming Culture is about why we eat what we eat and what our eating habits say about us Original, witty, and provocative, this world tour of food cultures shows how food relates to sex, to the culinary snakes and ladders of meat versus vegetables, and to the often baffling rules of eating etiquette The first book to investigate the human fascination with food, Consuming Culture explains how food makes friends or enemies of us all and why many societies, including our own, are obsessed with eating what is bad for them Tell me what you eat and I ll tell you who you are, French gastronome Brillat Savarin declared To the Aboriginals of Australia it is fried witchetty grubs to the Bameka of Cameroon it is spiced cat stew As this pioneering work demonstrates, the use of food in different cultures a round the world is by turns perverse, fascinating, disquieting, and, above all, deeply revealing From the psychology of supermarkets to the cuisine of trench warfare, from the diet industry to cannibalism, Consuming Culture gives valuable and often hilarious insight into the importance of food in our society It will be an essential source of reference for life in the 1990s.


  • Title: Consuming Culture
  • Author: Jeremy MacClancy
  • ISBN: 9781855925229
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Hardcover

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Comments Consuming Culture

  • Briana Gilmore

    I gave this two stars only because I couldn't read the whole thing and so then felt bad giving it only one. I can't imagine why this author felt entitled to write this book. It is anecdotal, poorly researched, and lacks an objective narrative. None of the sparsely documented information is shared in a thorough or thoughtful way, but rather reads like the notes of someone preparing to undertake about 3 dozen ethnographic studies. It is insulting that someone has butchered my most inspired academi [...]


  • Jonathan

    The truth is, I didn't read all of this book, because the level of ignorance displayed by the author in regards to the Irish famine was so mindboggling, I didn't think I could take anything he wrote seriously. The Irish peasants, he asserts, should have planted corn when the potato crop failed. Perhaps he should consult some basic histories of the famine, and some basic agricultural textbooks, before making such a bold statement. After all, as a Briton, he should be aware that the Crown was expo [...]


  • David

    It was okay, but barely. Waver between giving this 1 or a 2 stars. An initially interesting but largely anecdotal, Brit-heavy, piece of fluff that skims the surface, grows tired, is ultimately forgettable, and does not deliver on it's promise as a history and study of why different cultures eat what they eat. Don't waste your time, there are better things to read.


  • John

    An spotty, amusing overview of the culture of food, with some oddly intense interest is a few obscure rainforest tribes. A beach read, not much more. If you live near a beach.


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