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Robert Ji-Song Ku

in Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839215
eISBN:
9780824869465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839215.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the place of SPAM in today's culinary cultures of the Pacific, Pacific Rim, and among many Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. SPAM, one of the major dubious ... More


Fire, Ice, and Flavor

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/9780231161862.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the various ways in which food is prepared, sold, and served in ancient China. The agricultural system—which included soil cultivation, animal husbandry, the production of ... More


From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways

Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036200
eISBN:
9780252093159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book reveals the distinctive flavor of Jewish foods in the Midwest and tracks regional culinary changes through time. Exploring Jewish culinary innovation in America's heartland from the 1800s ... More


The Gastronomy of Hunger

Massimo Montanari

in Let the Meatballs Rest: And Other Stories About Food and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157339
eISBN:
9780231527880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157339.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the role of hunger in food history, and how it has led to many revelations and innovations that are often overlooked by its chroniclers. Gastronomy is in itself a product of ... More


A Culinary Cosmos

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/9780231161862.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the culinary diversity of Chinese cuisine. Roughly speaking, Chinese regional cooking can be observed in four distinct areas. The eastern part of China is predominantly ... More


Antebellum America

William B. Meyer

in Americans and Their Weather

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131826
eISBN:
9780197559505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131826.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

In 1810, more than four in five Americans lived in one of the original thirteen seaboard states. Half a century later, though those states had grown ... More


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