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We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Claude Lévi-Strauss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

On Christmas Eve 1951, Santa Claus was hanged and then publicly burned outside of the Cathedral of Dijon in France. That same decade, ethnologists began to study the indigenous cultures of central ... More


The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Valérie Loichot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Loichot traces the evolution of the Caribbean response to the colonial gaze, or rather, colonial mouth, from the late 19th century to the inception of the 21st. The ubiquitous presence of food and ... More


On the Tail End of Variation in Late Neolithic Burial Practices: Halaf Feasting and Cannibalism at Domuztepe, Southeastern Anatolia

Suellen C. Gauld, James S. Oliver, Sarah Whitcher Kansa, and Elizabeth Carter

in Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Domuztepe is a large Late Neolithic site situated in south central Turkey that dates to 5800 and 5450 cal BC. The burial record from these levels includes several complete and fractional interments, ... More


Meaning and the Bioarchaeology of Captivity, Sacrifice, and Cannibalism: A Case Study from the Mississippian Period at Larson, Illinois

Mallorie A. Hatch

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The concepts of captivity, sacrifice, and cannibalism are often identified in the past, but the reality is that the signature of these practices left on the bones is not easily identifiable. The ... More


The Politicization of the Dead: Violence as Performance, Politics as Usual

Ventura R. Pérez

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Research on violence needs to move beyond viewing violence simply as an abhorrent act and develop a means of understanding why violence is a constant in human societies. The intent of this chapter by ... More


Bioarchaeological Signatures of Strife in Terminal Pueblo III Settlements in the Northern San Juan

Kristin A. Kuckelman

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The consequence of small-scale conflict that moves beyond inter-village or inter-tribal violence and involves an entire region is the focus of this chapter by Kristin A. Kuckelman. The intent of the ... More


Enchanting the Savage: The Politics of Pyrotechnics in the Cavendish Circle

Christopher F. Loar

in Political Magic: British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256914
eISBN:
9780823261437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256914.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines sovereignty, astonishing performances, and savagery in the writings of intellectuals associated with the aristocrat William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle: Hobbes, playwright ... More


Racial difference: savages, mutinies and revolution

Peters Laura

in Dickens and race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719064265
eISBN:
9781781705728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064265.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter four, ‘Racial Difference: Savages, Mutinies and Revolution’ explores the explosive Indian Mutiny of 1857, identifying Dickens’s response as multifaceted. The chapter reads both the ... More


‘Dutchland Devil’: The prince and the pamphleteers, August-December 1642

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the series of vituperative attacks which were launched against the prince by Parliamentarian polemicists during the opening months of the Civil War (by which time Rupert had ... More


Slave economies

Michael Harrigan

in Frontiers of servitude: Slavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122261
eISBN:
9781526136183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122261.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Early modern French commentators saw slavery as a practice that was ubiquitous throughout the world, even threatening in its Islamic forms, and that was intimately associated with captivity. A ... More


Food for Thought: Cannibalism in <i>The Untold Story</i> and <i>Dumplings</i>

Lisa Odham Stokes

in Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Food features prominently in Hong Kong cinema, from the infamous “Eat my rice” scene in Woo’s heroic bloodshed A Better Tomorrow 2 to the special recipes of dueling restaurants in the Hui Brothers’ ... More


From Gumbo to Masala: Édouard Glissant’s Creolization in the Circum-Caribbean

Valérie Loichot

in The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter One, the main critical engine of the book, takes as its example Glissant’s theoretical texts and jusxtaposes Martinique to the broader scope of circum-Caribbean food discourse. A thorough ... More


Not Just Hunger: Patrick Chamoiseau and Aimé Césaire

Valérie Loichot

in The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Two examines the ways in which the state of hunger in Martinique from plantation slavery to WW2, to Departmentalization, paradoxically led, not to paralysis, but to a florishing cultural ... More


Kitchen Narrative: Food and Exile in Edwidge Danticat and Gisèle Pineau

Valérie Loichot

in The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Three explores questions of memory, sexuality, and eating disorders in situations of immigration and exile as depicted in the novels of Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat, and ... More


Sexual Traps: Dany Laferrière and Gisèle Pineau

Valérie Loichot

in The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Four examines the nexus between cannibalism, sexuality, and writing in a genre that I call “fake pornography” or “sexual traps.” Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière and ... More


Literary Cannibals: Suzanne Césaire and Maryse Condé

Valérie Loichot

in The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Five examines the essays written by Suzanne Césaire, a clairvoyant Caribbean writer often relegated to the margins of Negritude. Césaire, I argue, through her theory and practice of literary ... More


Afterword: Can Hunger Speak?

Valérie Loichot

in The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The afterword asks: “Can hunger speak?” In it, I establish a dialogue between narratives of extreme hunger by Aimé Césaire and Edwidge Danticat and Primo Levi’s writing on Auschwitz. Through this ... More


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