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From Cane to Candy: The Racial Geography of New Mass Markets for Candy in the 1920s

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the emergence of a mass market for inexpensive sweets during the 1920s that catered mostly to working-and middle-class consumers. It examines the role played by government ... More


Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

April Merleaux

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the weeks and months after the end of the Spanish American War, Americans celebrated their nation's triumph by eating sugar. Each of the nation's new imperial possessions, from Puerto Rico to the ... More


Commodity Cultures and Cross-Border Desires: Piloncillo between Mexico and the United States in the 1910s through the 1930s

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines how people in the United States learned to eat so much sugar, including piloncillo, the unrefined cane sugar common in rural Mexico. To this end, the chapter traces the consumer ... More


Negotiating a Place between Korean Cinema and Asian Cinema: Programming Politics

Soojeong Ahn

in The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean Cinema and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083589
eISBN:
9789882209268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083589.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While PIFF sought to serve as a showcase for Asian cinema by strongly evoking transregional Asian identities, the festival also strove to promote the national film industry as a gateway to the global ... More


The 1990s: What a Fucking Business

Tom Mankiewicz

in My Life as a Mankiewicz: An Insider's Journey through Hollywood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136059
eISBN:
9780813141169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136059.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tom has the best filming experience, Delirious, and some of the worst, Taking the Heat and a film with Burt Reynolds which never gets off the ground. Mankiewicz is getting tired of dealing with ... More


The Pacific Rim

David Martin-Jones

in Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines three films from Asian Pacific Rim countries: Too Many Ways to be Number One (Hong Kong, 1997), Chaos (Japan, 1999) and Peppermint Candy (South Korea, 2000), which are singled ... More


Non-Sovereign Forgiveness Mercy among Equals in The Laws of Candy

Bernadette Meyler

in Theaters of Pardoning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739330
eISBN:
9781501739392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739330.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines The Laws of Candy, composed either partially or principally by playwright John Ford, who resided for a long time in the Middle Temple, one of the Inns of Court that formed ... More


Sweet Physics: Sugar, Sugar Blends, and Sugar Glasses

Natalie Russ and Thomas Vilgis

in The Kitchen as Laboratory: Reflections on the Science of Food and Cooking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153454
eISBN:
9780231526920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153454.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses the chemistry and physics of sugar. Sugar exhibits properties that go much beyond sweetness. For example, sugar molecules bind water molecules in a “hydrate shell”; in so ... More


Participatory Documentary: Recording the Sound of Equality in the Southern Civil Rights Movement

Grace Elizabeth Hale

in Remaking Reality: U. S. Documentary Culture after 1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638690
eISBN:
9781469638713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638690.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In “Participatory Documentary: Recording the Sound of Equality in the Southern Civil Rights Movement,” Grace Hale examines the work of noted New Left documentary makers Guy and Candie Carawan, who ... More


Scott versus Geary

Earl J. Hess

in The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Thomas M. Scott's Brigade of Loring's Division attacked John W. Geary's division, the only Twentieth Corps unit in place on good ground south of Peach Tree Creek. While Scott's right wing was stopped ... More


Affirmation of the Lost Object: Peppermint Candy and the End of Progress

Todd McGowan

in Out of Time: Desire in Atemporal Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669950
eISBN:
9781452947099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669950.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how Lee Chang-Dong’s Bakha satang (Peppermint Candy, 2000) used atemporality in presenting the relevance of an individual’s development to the evolution of the nation’s ... More


Statistical inference

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This chapter begins with a very successful demonstration that illustrates many of the general principles of statistical inference, including estimation, bias, and the concept of the sampling ... More


Candy Floss, Cellulose, Sugars and Foods

David Segal

in Materials for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804079
eISBN:
9780191842320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804079.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Chapter 2 describes conversion of cellulose to useful products in the 19th century (rayon, celluloid, guncotton) and the role of glucose in its chemical structure. The preparation of candy floss ... More


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