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Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife

Candi K. Cann (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174693
eISBN:
9780813174853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174693.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife, Candi K. Cann examines the role of food in dying, death, bereavement, and the afterlife. The coeditors seek to ... More


Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Ashli Quesinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Many Southerners enjoy conversations about food, quickly jumping in with likes and dislikes, regional preferences, and food-related stories. The subject of food often crosses lines of race, class, ... More


Environment, Justice, Aesthetics: Through the Arc of the Rain Forest <i>and</i> My Year of Meats

Bella Adams

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay compares the turns and costs of latter-day consumer appetite whether the Amazon as rainforest or cattle as prime foodway and as expressed in novels by Karen Tei Yamashita and Ruth Ozeki. ... More


Expressing Spanish Atlantic Identity

Kathryn L. Ness

in Setting the Table: Ceramics, Dining, and Cultural Exchange in Andalucía and La Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781683400042
eISBN:
9781683400271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400042.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Using the sites from Jerez de la Frontera and St. Augustine described in previous chapters as a case study, “Expressing Spanish-Atlantic Identity” explores the multi-directional nature of culture ... More


Kosher Feijoada

Misha Klein

in Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039879
eISBN:
9780813043784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039879.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents some of the ways that Brazilian Jews intertwine their multiple sources of identity. The “Brazilification” of the Jewish community is evidenced through their embrace of Brazilian ... More


From Appalachian Folk to Southern Foodways: Why Americans Look to the South for Authentic Culture

W. Fitzhugh Brundage

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how the interest in and romance of “authenticity” fed an evolving fascination with the southern culture during the twentieth century. At the beginning of the century Americans ... More


God and the MoonPie: Consumption, Disenchantment, and the Reliably Lost Cause

Scott Romine

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This essay traces a somewhat improbable line of descent from God to the MoonPie as guarantors of something called “southern culture.” The essay opens by observing how a literal act of consumption, ... More


People of the Corn

Alyshia Gálvez

in Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 explores Mexico’s ancestral cuisine and the ways that it has come to enjoy a moment of high prestige and appreciation in the global food marketplace in the last few years. The chapter ... More


Paying Down Debts of Pleasure

John T. Edge

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469638560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

John T. Edge, longtime director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, links an unattributed image of Lewis featured on a postcard to the all too frequent omission of black labor from serious ... More


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