Food Consumption in Global Perspective

Essays in the Anthropology of Food in Honour of Jack Goody

  • Jakob A. Klein
  • Anne Murcott

Part of the Consumption and Public Life book series (CUCO)

About this book


With studies of China, India, West Africa, South America and Europe, this book provides a global perspective on food consumption in the modern world. Combing ethnographic, historical and comparative analyses, the volume celebrates the contributions of Jack Goody to the anthropology of food.


Food social anthropology culture cuisine cooking consumption globalisation anxiety biography China English Europe Nation Taste Watson

Editors and affiliations

  • Jakob A. Klein
    • 1
  • Anne Murcott
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Oriental and African StudiesUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45974-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32641-6
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