Hungering for America: Italian, Irish, and Jewish Foodways in the Age of Migration

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Millions of immigrants were drawn to American shores, not by the mythic streets paved with gold, but rather by its tables heaped with food. How they experienced the realities of America's abundant food--its meat and white bread, its butter and cheese, fruits and vegetables, coffee and beer--reflected their earlier deprivations and shaped their ethnic practices in the new land. "Hungering for America" tells the stories of three distinctive groups and their unique culinary dramas. Italian immigrants transformed the food of ...

Hungering for America: Italian, Irish, and Jewish Foodways in the Age of Migration 2002, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674006058

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