Food and love : a cultural history of east and west

  title={Food and love : a cultural history of east and west},
  author={J. Goody},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  • J. Goody
  • Published 2000
  • History
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
  • Jack Goody is a thinker who enjoys subverting neat simplifications and rigid preconceptions. A leading anthropologist and comparative sociologist, he is perhaps best known for his acclaimed critique of crude historical distinctions between "West" and "East" and overblown claims for the uniqueness of the West. In Food and Love, Goody pursues his argument into the sphere of culture. The development of romantic love, the evolution of national and regional cuisines, the globalisation of Chinese… CONTINUE READING
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