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The Creole Art of the Table

Myriam Arcangeli

in Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Both at the sites and in the texts, tableware represented the largest sub-ensemble of objects. Sociability and hospitality were an intrinsic part of life in the colonies, and Guadeloupeans used this ... More


Potlucks

Alice P. Julier

in Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037634
eISBN:
9780252094880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037634.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines the social significance of potlucks. In the United States, the word potluck has come to mean a particular category of commensal events, where each participant brings a “dish to ... More


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