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History 103D Foodways in American History: Find Books

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Food Studies is an interdisciplinary field so materials in our collection will located in different discipline and subject areas.  Try a variety of searches.

Here are some suggestions:

Generally useful:
Food in particular contexts:
Wine, spirits, etc:
Beverages
Cookery
Diet in literature 
Dinners and dining
Eating philosophy
Food consumption
Food habits
Food history
Food in art
Food in literature
Food industry and trade
Food preferences
Food service
Food supply
Food writers
Food writing
Gastronomy
Hunger
Nutritional anthropology
Food -- Biotechnology
Food -- Economic aspects
Food -- Folklore
Food -- Health aspects
Food -- Political aspects
Food -- Religious aspects 
Food -- Research
Food -- Social aspects
Food -- Symbolic aspects

Alcoholic beverages
Brewing
Drinking customs
Liquors
Viticulture
Wine and wine making
Wine industry

Or look under specific names for wines, sprits and other drinks,
such as:
Cocktails; Liqueurs; Apple brandy; Brandy; Gin; Rum; Whiskey; Beer; Cider; Wine; Malt liquors; Madeira wine; Port Wine

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