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Hardcover What the Slaves Ate: Recollections of African American Foods and Foodways from the Slave Narratives Book

ISBN: 031337497X

ISBN13: 9780313374975

What the Slaves Ate: Recollections of African American Foods and Foodways from the Slave Narratives

Carefully documenting African American slave foods, this book reveals that slaves actively developed their own foodways-their customs involving family and food. The authors connect African foods and food preparation to the development during slavery of Southern cuisines having African influences, including Cajun, Creole, and what later became known as soul food, drawing on the recollections of ex-slaves recorded by Works Progress Administration interviewers...

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