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Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan

Eric Rath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262270
eISBN:
9780520947658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262270.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

How did one dine with a shogun? Or make solid gold soup, sculpt with a fish, or turn seaweed into a symbol of happiness? This look at Japanese culinary history delves into the writings of medieval ... More


Spoils

Ida Östenberg

in Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Among the large variety of spoils analysed in this chapter, the discussion focuses on catapults from Syracuse, pirate ships, Greek statues, and Jewish temple treasures — the triumphal processions ... More


Material Culture

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Studies of early modern consumption have concentrated on durable objects which furnished the home, the goods recorded in probate inventories and those preserved in museums. Probate inventories are ... More


Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

John Terning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567639
eISBN:
9780191718243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The book begins with a brief review of supersymmetry, the construction of the minimal supersymmetric standard model, and approaches to supersymmetry breaking. General non-perturbative methods are ... More


Tom Raworth and the Pop Art Explosion

Peter Robinson

in Twentieth Century Poetry: Selves and Situations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273256
eISBN:
9780191706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273256.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reads poems from Tom Raworth's early work, published during the 1960s, in the light of the Pop Art movement that was at its height during his youth and early maturity as a poet. The ... More


The Image of a King

Richard Stoneman

in Xerxes: A Persian Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300180077
eISBN:
9780300216042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180077.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Xerxes's image as king of the Persian Empire. Everything Xerxes did, at least in public and often in private, was directed at establishing his status as representative of the ... More


Dining Posture in Ancient Rome: Bodies, Values, and Status

Matthew B. Roller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691178004
eISBN:
9781400888245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178004.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

What was really going on at Roman banquets? This book looks at a little-explored feature of Roman culture: dining posture. In ancient Rome, where dining was an indicator of social position as well as ... More


Food and Power: A Culinary Ethnography of Israel

Nir Avieli

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520290099
eISBN:
9780520964419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290099.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Drawing on ethnography conducted in Israel since the late 1990s, this book considers how power is produced, reproduced, negotiated, and subverted in the contemporary Israeli culinary sphere. The book ... More


At the Stove

Markus Krajewski

in The Server: A Media History from the Present to the Baroque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300180817
eISBN:
9780300186802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180817.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the space of the home, particularly the areas of the kitchen and the dining room. Focusing mainly on the disappearance of the servant from the household, it retraces the gradual ... More


Social Practices: Drinking Like a Persian

Henry P. Colburn

in Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452366
eISBN:
9781474476454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452366.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers how Achaemenid rule may have affected the decisions people made about identity on a daily basis by examining culinary practices, especially those related to alcohol. Culinary ... More


Tradition Unseated: BHU Students and the Quest for Identity

Leah Renold

in A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674835
eISBN:
9780199081493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674835.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the students' lifestyle. The discussion covers a wide range of BHU students, from high to low caste backgrounds, and even those with Parsee, Christian, Sikh, and Muslim ... More


Conclusion: Fueling the Lamps of Sexual Imagination

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the recent discourse surrounding sex work and pornography that uncannily recalls the rhetoric of the Victorian age. Current bad-faith efforts to combat “sex trafficking” and ... More


Dining Children: Posture, Pedagogy, and Coming-of-Age

Matthew B. Roller

in Dining Posture in Ancient Rome: Bodies, Values, and Status

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691178004
eISBN:
9781400888245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178004.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the analysis of freeborn children's posture in the context of Roman (and Graeco-Roman) dining. It aims to understand children's dining posture more broadly, along with the ... More


The Elite Table

C. M. Woolgar

in The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses elite dining practices that set the pattern to which many in society aspired. The formal meal at an elite level was closely choreographed, for the honour and profit of the ... More


Guided by the Mountains: Navajo Political Philosophy and Governance

Michael Lerma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190639853
eISBN:
9780190639884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639853.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

What do traditional Diné institutions of governance offer to our understanding of the contemporary challenges faced by the Navajo Nation today and tomorrow? The research is part history and part ... More


Food and Fantasy in Culinary Books

Eric C. Rath

in Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262270
eISBN:
9780520947658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262270.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The rise of the publishing business has been called the most important cultural development in early modern Japan. The mid-seventeenth century saw the rise of a new form of culinary writing, the ... More


Menus for the Imagination

Eric C. Rath

in Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262270
eISBN:
9780520947658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262270.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Menu collections, one of the major categories of published culinary books in the Edo period, included complex meals that most of their readers could not create because of the menus' expense and ... More


The Tavern of Eternal Happiness

Thomas O. Höllmann

in The Land of the Five Flavors: A Cultural History of Chinese Cuisine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161862
eISBN:
9780231536547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161862.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the social aspects of entertaining in Chinese food culture. Dining, especially in larger households, could be an especially ritualized affair, as it was largely dependent on the ... More


Gandhi Against Caste

Nishikant Kolge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474295
eISBN:
9780199091089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474295.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In 1909, while still in South Africa, Gandhi publicly decried the caste system for its inequalities. Shortly after his return to India though, he spoke of the generally beneficial aspects of caste. ... More


social significance of dining out, The: A study of continuity and change

Alan Warde, Jessica Paddock, and Jennifer Whillans

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526134752
eISBN:
9781526155474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134769
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The book reports on a major mixed-methods research project on dining out in England. It is a re-study of the populations of three cities – London, Bristol and Preston – based on a unique systematic ... More


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