Foreigners and Their Food
Constructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Law
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Praise For Foreigners and Their Food: Constructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Law…
— Irven M. Resnick
“His insights into how food helps define our identities is fascinating . . . It’s impossible to do justice to Freidenreich’s explanations.”
— Rabbi Rachel Esserman
"[Freidenreich] coveys a meaningful message to all communitites that through dietary laws and restrictions we imagine ourselves and foreigners as others."
— Mehnaz M. Afridi
"The summary given [in my review] cannot capture the level of detail and nuance Freidenreich includes in this meticulously researched study... a creative, illuminating, and richly textured history."
— Thomas Devaney
University of California Press, 9780520253216, 352pp.
Publication Date: August 13, 2011
About the Author
David M. Freidenreich is the Pulver Family Associate Professor of Jewish Studies at Colby College.