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Bitter and Sweet: Food, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China

Ellen Oxfeld

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293519
eISBN:
9780520966741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293519.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the value of food in rural China through an ethnographic study of a Hakka village in Meixian, a county in northeast Guangdong Province. By examining the role of food in the lives ... More


The Knife and the Bread, the Brutal and the Sacred: Louise DeSalvo at the Family Table

John Gennari

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John Gennari’s manifesto forges new ways to look at Italian food both within and without Italian American culture. Gennari probes DeSalvo’s effort to construct a familial narrative that is at once ... More


Our Genes Don’t Match Your Culture: Japanese Narratives about the Origins of Type 2 Diabetes

Mari Armstrong-Hough

in Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture: Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646688
eISBN:
9781469646701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646688.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 3 relies on data from in-depth interviews with clinicians and members of the general public, participant observation, and a review of Japanese popular intellectual literature to examine ... More


Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo is the first scholarly book on an Italian American woman writer and it offers, as Anthony J. Tamburri notes in ... More


Telangana Movement: A Cultural–Political Discourse

Gaurav J. Pathania

in The University as a Site of Resistance: Identity and Student Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199488414
eISBN:
9780199097722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488414.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The available literature on the Telangana movement offers historical, political, and economic perspectives that define Telangana as a ‘backward’ region and the movement as an offshoot to this ... More


Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books: Food, Place, and Sparkly Glam Slinkster Cool Vegetarianism in Los Angeles

Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard

in Table Lands: Food in Children's Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828347
eISBN:
9781496828392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828347.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In Dangerous Angels, Francesca Lia Block uses food to intersect the regionalism, history, and physical and cultural geographies of Los Angeles in the1980s. To explore the links among food, setting, ... More


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