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Uncertain Tastes : Memory, Ambivalence, and the Politics of Eating in Samburu, Northern Kenya.

This richly drawn ethnography of Samburu cattle herders in northern Kenya examines the effects of an epochal shift in their basic diet-from a regimen of milk, meat, and blood to one of purchased agricultural products. In his innovative analysis, Jon Holtzman uses food as a way to contextualize and m...

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Main Author: Holtzman, Jon.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2009.
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