Type of publication: Research Article
food, nutrition, tradition, food habits, anthropology of food
The topic of the history of ethnological and social anthropological study of food appears especially relevant in view of the fact that the contemporary international scholarship witnesses the forming of various schools of studying the subject and possesses now a large amount of data that has not been yet properly examined by Russian scholars. The article surveys a number of key works in the subject area in order to facilitate the understanding of research in various schools, as well as of the influence of certain theoretical traditions, and examines different theoretical approaches to the study of the subject.
Ursegova, M.V. 2011. A History of Ethnological and Social Anthropological Study of Food and Nutrition: A Brief Survey. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 1: 67-74
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