FOOD FIGHTS AND CULTURE WARS

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

HOW DID THE EVOLUTION OF MEALS RELATE TO REVOLUTION, NATIONALISM AND COLONIALISM?

Objective:  To have students analyze, evaluate, source and annotate complex text reading on the evolution of meals related to revolution, nationalism and colonialism.

Citations:

Nealon, Tom (2016).  Food Fights and Culture Wars:  A Secret History of Taste.  New York:  Overlook Press

WNYC Book Review: 

www.wnyc.org/story/how-lemonade-helped-paris-fend-off-plague-and-other-surprising-food-fights

New York Times Book Review:

A Social History of Food Mixes Revelation With Revolution, March 1, 2017

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/01/books/review/food-fights-and-culture-wars-tom-nealon.html

Newspaper Article:  Globalization in Every Leaf

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/16/business/worldbusiness/16food.html

Lesson tags: 
Advanced Placement (AP)
State: 
New York