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The Early American Table: Food and Society in the New World

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An exploration in the history of biopolitics, The Early American Table offers a unique study of the ways in which English colonists in North America incorporated the you are what you eat philosophy into their conception of themselves and their proper place in society. Eden aptly demonstrates that ideas about the body ideas that may seem irrelevant or even laughable today not only guided day-to-day personal behavior but also influenced society and politics. According to the 17th- and 18th-century understanding of the body ...

The Early American Table: Food and Society in the New World 2010, Northern Illinois University Press, Dekalb, IL

ISBN-13: 9780875806372

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The Early American Table: Food and Society in the New World 2008, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875803838

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