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Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt

ELIZABETH S. D. ENGELHARDT, Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, writes and studies food, gender, race, and class in the southern United States. She and eleven of her graduate students set out to study the life and culture of barbecue in central Texas. They’re a diverse group that includes native Texans, people from other barbecue strongholds of the U.S. South, a Chicagoan, and even a couple of northeasterners. They all share a passion for listening to stories, debating and trying to understand American cultures, and eating lots of barbecue.


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  1. Republic of Barbecue
    Winner, Barbara Sudler Award, Colorado Historical Society, 2010It's no overstatement to say that the state of Texas is a republic of barbecue. Whether it's brisket, sausage, ribs, or chicken, barbecue feeds friends while they... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2009
    Paperback | £16.99