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Hungering for America

Italian, Irish, and Jewish Foodways in the Age of Migration

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674011113

Publication Date: 04/30/2003


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

19 halftones


  • Preface
  • 1. Ways of Eating, Ways of Starving
  • 2. Black Bread, Hard Bread: Food, Class, and Hunger in Italy
  • 3. “The Bread Is Soft”: Italian Foodways, American Abundance
  • 4. “Outcast from Life’s Feast”: Food and Hunger in Ireland
  • 5. The Sounds of Silence: Irish Food in America
  • 6. A Set Table: Jewish Food and Class in Eastern Europe
  • 7. Food Fights: Immigrant Jews and the Lure of America
  • 8. Where There Is Bread, There Is My Country
  • Notes
  • Index

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