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Food, Recipes, Cookbooks, and Italian-American Life: An Introduction

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The linkages among food, culture, and identity have long occupied small numbers of folklorists and anthropologists. Among Italian Americans, food and cooking are powerful expressions of their ties to ... More


Diet, Nutrition, and Obesity

Frank B. Hu

in Obesity Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter briefly reviews evidence from epidemiologic studies and clinical trials regarding the effects of macronutrients on body weight. It then describes epidemiologic studies with respect to ... More


Pietro Aretino and the Art of Conspicuous Consumption

in In Your Face: Professional Improprieties and the Art of Being Conspicuous in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762151
eISBN:
9780804773379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762151.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Pietro Aretino, one of the most obnoxious in-your-face men of the sixteenth century, whose fame rested partly on his ability to frighten others into submission by threatening ... More


Time and Work Discipline

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter identifies some central habitual patterns that James Deetz believed were the organizing thoughts which were reflected throughout the world of New Englanders, focusing specifically on the ... More


Agriculture

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1869, the Governor of Barranquilla observed that given the scarcity of labour and the limited knowledge of farming methods, developing agriculture in the province was a most difficult task. ... More


Eating in Silence in an English Benedictine Monastery

Richard D. G. Irvine

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the eating habits of English Benedictine communities. The eating patterns of English Benedictine monks do not differ radically from those of the wider English population; the ... More


The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

C. M. Woolgar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book shows that food in late-medieval England was far more complex, varied, and more culturally significant than we imagine today. Drawing on a vast range of sources, the book charts how ... More


Let the Meatballs Rest: And Other Stories About Food and Culture

Massimo Montanari

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157339
eISBN:
9780231527880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157339.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book looks at the phenomenon of food culture, food lore, cooking methods, and eating habits throughout history. The book provides stimulating food for thought for those curious about one of ... More


Table Practices and Manners

Massimo Montanari

in Let the Meatballs Rest: And Other Stories About Food and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157339
eISBN:
9780231527880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157339.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the eating habits and utensils employed throughout history, from the practice of picking up food with one's fingers to the more sophisticated art of dining with fine wine. Prior ... More


Eating Puerto Rico: A History of Food, Culture, and Identity

Cruz Miguel Ortiz Cuadra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608822
eISBN:
9781469612621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608846_OrtzCuadra
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Available for the first time in English, this history of the foods and eating habits of Puerto Rico unfolds into an examination of Puerto Rican society from the Spanish conquest to the present. Each ... More


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