American Foodie: Taste, Art, and the Cultural Revolution

Rowman & Littlefield
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As nutrition, food is essential, but in today’s world of excess, a good portion of the world has taken food beyond its functional definition to fine art status. From celebrity chefs to amateur food bloggers, individuals take ownership of the food they eat as a creative expression of personality, heritage, and ingenuity. Dwight Furrow examines the contemporary fascination with food and culinary arts not only as global spectacle, but also as an expression of control, authenticity, and playful creation for individuals in a homogenized, and increasingly public, world.
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About the author

Dwight Furrow is professor of philosophy at San Diego Mesa College. He specializes in the philosophy of food and wine, aesthetics, and ethics. He is also a Certified Wine Specialist with certification from the Society of Wine Educators and an advanced level certification from the Wine and Spirits Educational Trust. Furrow is the author of Edible Arts, a blog devoted to food and wine aesthetics. He is also the author of many books, professional journal articles, op-ed pieces, and magazine articles in publications such as the San Diego Union Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Humanist, and Enterprise Virginia.
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Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield
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Published on
Jan 14, 2016
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Pages
188
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ISBN
9781442249301
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Language
English
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Genres
Cooking / History
Philosophy / Aesthetics
Philosophy / Social
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This content is DRM protected.
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