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Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

George Baca, Aisha Khan, and Stephan Palmie (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Since the 1950s, anthropologist Sidney W. Mintz has been at the forefront of efforts to integrate the disciplines of anthropology and history. Author of Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in ... More


Introduction

Aaron S. Gross

in Feasting and Fasting: The History and Ethics of Jewish Food

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899333
eISBN:
9781479893133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899333.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

On the one hand, this book about Jewish traditions and food functions as the focal point for examining different forms of Judaism. On the other hand, this book is also a study of what we might call ... More


Beyond Sugar Revolutions: The Spanish Caribbean in the Rethinking Centuries Seventeenth and Eighteenth

Juan Giusti-Cordero

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.6
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Sidney Mintz, the rare Caribbean scholar who has studied the historical development of the Spanish Antilles while reflecting on their overall role in Caribbean social history. ... More


Microhistory Set in Motion: A Nineteenth-century Atlantic Creole Itinerary

Rebecca J. Scott

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.7
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes Sidney Mintz's Worker in the Cane as a model life history, uncovering the subtlest of dynamics within plantation society by tracing the experiences of a single individual and ... More


Evidence and Power, Sour Sweet and Sour

Virginia R. Dominguez

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.9
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses a tricky problem at the intersection of epistemology and methodology that is central to Mintzian approaches to anthropology, history, power, ethnography, and political economy. ... More


Jealous Women in the Cane

Deborah Gewertz and Frederick Errington

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.10
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the modernist story Mintz tells about the Caribbean, which encompasses 400 years and links hemispheres, classes, and practices of consumption in important relationships of ... More


Toward an Anthropology of Excess: Wanting More (While Getting Less) on a Caribbean Global Periphery

Samuel Martínez

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.11
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Sidney Mintz's recasting of widely accepted conceptual binaries between personal experience and social meaning, which is considered one of his fundamental but perhaps ... More


The Anthropological Uses of Haiti: A Longue Durée Approach

Mark Schuller (ed.)

in The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the link between anthropology and the public sphere, focusing on the multiple genealogical strands of the discipline. Taking a longue durée approach as a contextual frame for ... More


Haiti, Gender and Anthrohistory: A Mintzian Journey

Laurent Dubois

in The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter situates Haitian studies in a multivalent and dialogic border space by analyzing the work of Fernando Coronil, Michel-Rolph Trouillot and Sidney Mintz on peasant culture from a new ... More


Circuits: Market

Alejandra Bronfman

in Isles of Noise: Sonic Media in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628691
eISBN:
9781469628714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628691.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter relates the workings of circuits of information in U.S.-occupied Haiti (1915-1934). Upon their arrival, Marines encountered rich yet elusive circuits of news, rumor and gossip driven by ... More


Slaves to Sweetness: British and Caribbean Literatures of Sugar

Carl Plasa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311840
eISBN:
9781846315701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315701
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Apparently innocuous, sugar is a substance that brings with it a profound disquiet, not least because of its direct links with the histories of slavery in the New World. These links have long been a ... More


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