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  • Published: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2017]
  • Year Published: 2017
  • Description: vii, 275 pages ; 24 cm
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780813576862
  • 0813576865
  • 9780813576855
  • 0813576857

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Discriminating taste : how class anxiety created the American food revolution

by Finn, S. Margot, 1981-

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Call number: 394.12 Fi

Westgate call number: Adult Book / Nonfiction / Cooking / General / Finn, S. Margot

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Introduction : discriminating taste -- 1. Incompatible standards : the four ideals of the food revolution -- 2. Aspirational eating : food and status anxiety in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era -- 3. No culinary enlightenment : why everything you know about food is wrong -- 4. Anyone can cook : saying yes to meritocracy -- 5. Just mustard : negotiating with food snobbery -- 6. Feeling good about where you shop : sacrifice, pleasure, and virtue -- Conclusion : confronting the soft bigotry of taste.

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