Creating a Common Table in Twentieth-Century Argentina: Dona Petrona, Women, and Food (Paperback)Rebekah E. Pite (author)
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Pite's narrative illuminates the important role of food--its consumption, preparation, and production--in daily life, class formation, and national identity. By connecting issues of gender, domestic work, and economic development, Pite brings into focus the critical importance of women's roles as consumers, cooks, and community builders.
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 23 mm
Edition: New edition
Pite has conducted spectacular research among primary, secondary, and oral sources to uncover the exceptional life of Dona Petrona over eight decades of Argentine history.--The Americas
Exemplif[ies] the contributions of food history to the wider discipline. . . . [A] splendid book.--Global Food History
[A] lively biography. . . . Highly recommended. All levels/libraries.--Choice
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