How We Eat: Appetite, Culture, and the Psychology of Food

How We Eat: Appetite, Culture, and the Psychology of Food

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Tracing culinary customs from the Stone Age to the stovetop range, from the raw to the nuked, this book elucidates the factors and myths shaping Americans' eating habits. The diversity of food habits and rituals is considered from a psychological perspective. Explored are questions such as Why does the working class prefer sweet drinks over bitter? Why do the affluent tend to roast their potatoes? and What is so comforting about macaroni and cheese anyway? The many… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: ECW Press (May 01, 2003)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 175 pages

File size: 2.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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