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An American Foodscape: Food, Place, and Race in Italian Harlem

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the interrelationships among food, place, and race in Italian Harlem and shows that the Italian immigrant community was also a race-inflected geography of food consumption. ... More


The Contested Table: Food, Gender, and Generations in Italian Harlem, 1920–1930

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the conflict over food that pitted New York-born Italians against their immigrant parents during the period 1920–1930. It begins with a discussion of how food became a symbol of ... More


Tenant Organizing in East Harlem

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author discusses his involvement with a summer project organizing tenants in New York City’s East Harlem. He first provides an overview of the changes in the civil rights movement in 1965 and ... More


The New Generation

Mark Wild

in Renewal: Liberal Protestants and the American City after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226605234
eISBN:
9780226605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226605371.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces some of the first major postwar renewal ministries and some of the major issues they addressed. The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco, led by the noted ... More


The American Business of Italian Food: Producers, Consumers, and the Making of Ethnic Identities

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the layered worlds of the Italian food business and consumer marketplace in East Harlem. In order to understand the central role of food in the making of Italian American ... More


The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Simone Cinotto

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Looking at the historic Italian American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s, this book recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the ... More


Introduction

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book explores the centrality of food in the Italian American community of East Harlem in New York City between the 1920s and 1940s. It examines why the food of immigrants and their children has ... More


What about the Girls?

Juliet A. Williams

in Separation Solution?: Single-Sex Education and the New Politics of Gender Equality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288959
eISBN:
9780520963788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288959.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter demonstrates how a focus on educational equity for disadvantaged girls helped redeem and revive the cause of single-sex education. In the wake of the controversy over proposals to create ... More


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