Table of Contents for African American Foodways : Explorations of History and Culture


Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Watching Soul Food 1(16)
Anne L. Bower
PART ONE: THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN FOOD
Food Crops, Medicinal Plants, and the Atlantic Slave Trade
17(28)
Robert L. Hall
Soul Food as Cultural Creation
45(14)
William C. Whit
Excavating the South's African American Food History
59(42)
Anne Yentsch
PART TWO: REPRESENTATIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN FOOD
From Fiction to Foodways: Working at the Intersections of African American Literary and Culinary Studies
101(25)
Doris Witt
Chickens and Chains: Using African American Foodways to Understand Black Identities
126(13)
Psyche Williams-Forson
Recipes for Respect: Black Hospitality Entrepreneurs before World War I
139(14)
Rafia Zafar
Recipes for History: The National Council of Negro Women's Five Historical Cookbooks
153(22)
Anne L. Bower
Contributors 175(2)
Index 177