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Sweet Treats Around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Sweet Treats Around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture (Hardback)

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From apple pie to baklava, cannoli to gulab jamun, sweet treats have universal appeal in countries around the world. This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive look at global dessert culture. * Discusses iconic desserts and sweet treats in their cultural and historical contexts in North and Latin America; the Caribbean; Europe; North Africa and the Middle East; Sub-Saharan Africa; Central, South, and East Asia; and the Pacific * Feeds into the World Geography database and allows students of geography, social studies, language, and anthropology to examine cultural trends and make cross-cultural connections * Looks at regional desserts across the United States * Includes a selection of contributed family recipes from around the world to provide hands-on learning * Features sidebars of interesting, fun facts and anecdotes relating to desserts and sweet treats

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesFood & society Publisher: ABC-CLIO Publication Date: 28/07/2014 ISBN-13: 9781610692205  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Timothy G. Roufs, PhD, is professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Kathleen Smyth Roufs, EdD, is director emeritus of the Advisement Coordination Center at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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