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Anthropology: Foodways

This is a research guide for Anthropology and includes specialized resources for Foodways and Museum Studies

Food & Foodways

Foodways as a discipline examines the role of food and food-related behavior in cultural groups, and the ways in which food knowledge is transferred within and varies between different societies.

- adapted from Katz, S. H., & Weaver, W. W. (2003). Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. New York: Scribner.

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