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Title Food across borders / edited by Matt Garcia, E. Melanie Dupuis, and Don Mitchell.
Imprint New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2017]

Subject Cooking, American -- Social aspects.
Food habits -- North America.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Alt Name García, Matt,
DuPuis, E. Melanie (Erna Melanie), 1957-
Mitchell, Don, 1961-
Description 1 online resource
Contents Food across borders : an introduction / E. Melanie Dupuis, Matt Garcia, and Don Mitchell -- Afro-Latina/os' culinary subjectivities : rooting ethnicities through root vegetables / Meredith E. Abarca -- Mexican cookery that belongs to the United States : evolving boundaries of whiteness in New Mexican kitchens / Katherine Massoth -- Cooking Mexican : negotiating nostalgia in family-owned and small-scale Mexican restaurants in the United States / Jose Antonio Vázquez-Medina -- Chasing the yum : food procurement and Thai American community formation in an era of free trade / Tanachai Mark Padoongpatt -- Crossing chiles, crossing borders : Dr. Fabian Garcia, the New Mexican chile pepper, and modernity in the early twentieth-century US-Mexico borderlands / William Carleton -- Constructing borderless foods : the Quartermaster Corps and World War II Army subsistence / Kellen Backer -- Bittersweet : food, gender and the state in the US and Canadian Wests during World War I / Mary Murphy -- The place that feeds you : allotment and the struggle for Blackfeet food sovereignty / Michael Wise -- Eating far from home : Latino/a workers and food sovereignty in rural Vermont / Teresa M. Mares, Naomi Wolcott-MacCausland, and Jessie Mazar -- Milking networks for all they're worth : precarious migrant life and the process of consent on New York dairies / Kathleen Sexsmith -- Crossing borders, overcoming boundaries : Latino immigrant farmers and a new sense of home in the United States / Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern -- (Re)producing ethnic difference : solidarity trade, indigeneity, and colonialism in the global quinoa boom / Marygold Walsh-Dilley.
Summary The act of eating defines and redefines borders. The stories told in Food Across Borders highlight the contiguity between the intimate decisions we make as individuals concerning what we eat and the social and geopolitical processes we enact to secure nourishment, territory, and belonging.
ISBN 9780813592008 (electronic bk.)
0813592003 (electronic bk.)
9780813591988 (electronic bk.)
0813591988 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1016926004
Additional Format Print version: 9780813591964 0813591961 (DLC) 2016053283 (OCoLC)978508263.

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