Clambake: A History and Celebration of an American Tradition (Google eBook)

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1992 - History - 227 pages
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Both a loving celebration of an annual community event, the century-old Allen's neck clambake, and an insightful examination of how public rituals like it help people define who they are.
  

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Again, another book for school - something that I never would have read on my own but something that I thoroughly enjoyed - and even though I would never partake of the fishy foods served, this book made me really want to attend a clambake! Read full review

Contents

Early Evidence
17
The Politics of Feasting
29
Leisure and Industry
49
THE ALLENS NECK BAKE AN ETHNOGRAPHY
71
A Portrait of Allens Neck
73
One Hundred Years of Clambaking
89
How They Do It at Allens Neck
103
CLAMBAKES AND MEANING
133
Food Ritual and Festivity
137
Concluding Thoughts Clam Juice and Melted Butter
161
Notes
189
References
209
Index
221
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