How has the history of human society been driven by the need for food? What can regional cuisines tell us about the histories of human migration, trade, and political interactions?
This teachers’ institute explored the history of foodways as a theme for K-12 classrooms. Leading scholars in the field presented case studies from around the world addressing topics of food cultivation, consumption, security and culture from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
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