The Language Of Food A Linguist Reads The Menu

Author: Dan Jurafsky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039324587X
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Can you figure out how much your dinner will cost by counting the words on the menu? In The Language of Food, Stanford University professor and MacArthur Fellow Dan Jurafsky peels away the mysteries from the foods we think we know.

The Language Of Food

Author: Dan Jurafsky
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393351620
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A linguist delves into the world of food, describing the true meanings of descriptive words like “rich” and “crispy” when they appear on a menu and tracing how traditional and favorite dishes spread and changed through colonial ...

First Bite How We Learn To Eat

Author: Bee Wilson
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007549717
Size: 78.89 MB
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Fortnum & Mason Food Book of the Year 2016 We are not born knowing what to eat. We all have to learn it as children sitting expectantly at a table. For our diets to change, we need to relearn the food experiences that first shaped us.

Cuisine And Empire

Author: Rachel Laudan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520266455
Size: 75.86 MB
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Cuisine and Empire shows how merchants, missionaries, and the military took cuisines over mountains, oceans, deserts, and across political frontiers.

Southern Food And Civil Rights

Author: Frederick Douglass Opie
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439659214
Size: 17.42 MB
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The Sandwich Brigade organized efforts to feed the thousands at the March on Washington. Author Fred Opie details the ways southern food nourished the fight for freedom, along with cherished recipes associated with the era.

Anatomies A Cultural History Of The Human Body

Author: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393240479
Size: 26.78 MB
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But Anatomies draws not just on medical science and Aldersey-Williams’s reporting. It draws also on the works of philosophers, writers, and artists from throughout history.

The American Plate

Author: Libby O Connell
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492603031
Size: 25.38 MB
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Inspiring and intensely satisfying, The American Plate shows how we can use the tastes of our shared past to transform our future.

Word Of Mouth

Author: Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520958969
Size: 39.70 MB
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Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson argues that conversation can even trump consumption. Where many works look at the production, preparation, and consumption of food, Word of Mouth captures the language that explains culinary practices.

Human Communication Across Cultures

Author: Vincent Remillard
Publisher: Equinox Publishing (Indonesia)
ISBN: 9781781793541
Size: 54.74 MB
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[The book] is a highly interactive textbook and workbook on how human commnication takes place. Unlike other textbooks which focus only on sociolinguistics, this book employs both sociolinguistics and pragmatics.