Exploring the Materiality of Food 'Stuffs': Transformations, Symbolic Consumption and Embodiments

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From remote antiquity to contemporary contexts, food and the 'stuff' of food remains central to people's daily experiences as well as their sense and expression of identity. This volume explores the materiality of foodstuffs past and present, examining humanity's intriguingly complex relationships with, and experiences of, food. The book also makes a fresh contribution to our understanding of materiality through a novel focus on material culture, analysing objects used to prepare, wrap, serve and consume food and the ...

Exploring the Materiality of Food 'Stuffs': Transformations, Symbolic Consumption and Embodiments 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138941199

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