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Introducing Le Menu Consuming Modernist Food Studies

Derek Gladwin

in Gastro-modernism: Food, Literature, Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954682
eISBN:
9781789623635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954682.003.0100
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter provides a critical outline of food studies and its subsequent association with modernism. It begins by discussing the critical shift in literary food studies and its ... More


The Brave New Worlds of Agricultural Technoscience: Changing Perspectives, Recurrent Themes, and New Research Directions in Agro-Food Studies

David Goodman

in Engineering Trouble: Biotechnology and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237612
eISBN:
9780520937499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237612.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents some reflections on the main theoretical approaches to agricultural biotechnologies (ABTs) in agro-food studies, and a discussion of critical engagement with the “new” ... More


Conclusion: Taking On Leftovers

Ruth Cruickshank

in Leftovers: Eating, Drinking and Re-thinking with Case Studies from Post-war French Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620672
eISBN:
9781789629828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620672.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Leftovers concludes as it begins: by identifying the untapped interpretative potential in representations of eating and drinking. It recalls how the critical approaches re-thought in terms of ... More


Gastro-modernism: Food, Literature, Culture

Derek Gladwin (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954682
eISBN:
9781789623635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954682.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This volume of essays surveys gastronomy across global literary modernisms. Modernists explore public and domestic spaces where food and drink are prepared and served, as much as they create them in ... More


Contamination, Convenience, and a Changing Food Culture

Elizabeth Hoover

in The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903022
eISBN:
9781452958880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Prior to the discovery of contamination in the river, Akwesasne relied on fishing and farming to sustain food needs and the local economy. The fourth chapter focuses on changes in food culture in ... More


Engaging Taco Truck Space

Robert Lemon

in The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042454
eISBN:
9780252051296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042454.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introduction places taco trucks within a historical context and presents geographical concepts that are used throughout the book. It briefly reviews Mexican street food origins, from the Aztec ... More


Feasting and Fasting: The History and Ethics of Jewish Food

Aaron Gross, Jody Myers, and Jordan D. Rosenblum (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899333
eISBN:
9781479893133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899333.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book explores how the making of Judaism and the making of Jewish meals have been intertwined throughout history and in contemporary Jewish practices. It is an invitation not only to delve into ... More


Taste of Power: Food and American Identities

Katharina Vester

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284975
eISBN:
9780520960602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284975.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A Taste of Power is an investigation of the crucial role culinary texts and practices played in the making of cultural identities and social hierarchies since the founding of the United States. ... More


Introduction

Charles C. Ludington and Matthew Morse Booker

in Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Food is a contentious topic in the contemporary United States. But our debates surrounding food are hardly new. The chapters in Food Fights constitute a series of debates about food, emphasizing the ... More


Environmental Justice, Political Ecology, and the Three Bodies of a Mohawk Community

Elizabeth Hoover

in The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903022
eISBN:
9781452958880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The first chapter introduces the Superfund process, and describes how concepts and theories around environmental justice and political ecology need to be framed with an understanding of settler ... More


Eating the World: The Iguana’s Tale of Caribbean Ecology and Culinary History

Candice Goucher

in Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

This essay follows the iguana, an indigenous genus of herbivorous lizards, to the Caribbean dinner table, from the fifteenth century to the present. Inspired by historian Jerry Bentley’s scholarly ... More


Crowdsourcing Before the Smartphone: The Zagat Survey’s Quantification of Everyday Life in 1980s New York

Will Payne

in The Performance Complex: Competition and Competitions in Social Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198861669
eISBN:
9780191893612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861669.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Knowledge Management

Created by New York lawyers Tim and Nina Zagat in 1979, the Zagat Restaurant Survey brought computer-powered statistical methods and an avowedly egalitarian ideology to restaurant criticism. The ... More


Environmental Contamination, Health Studies, and Mitigation Politics

Elizabeth Hoover

in The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903022
eISBN:
9781452958880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Drawing from interviews, archival materials, public meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings, the second chapter documents the history of the discovery of, and efforts to remediate environmental ... More


PCBs and Thrifty Genes: Broadening the Scope of Illness Explanation

Elizabeth Hoover

in The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903022
eISBN:
9781452958880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The fifth chapter explores the ways in which Akwesasne community members conceptualize the environmental, social, and physiological origins of diabetes, placing the blame not just on individual ... More


An Invitation to the Table: The Tastes of Children’s Literature

Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard

in Table Lands: Food in Children's Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828347
eISBN:
9781496828392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828347.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Children’s literature is filled with foods to eat, reflecting the pleasure humans take in taste, which occurs as much in the mind as in the body. Food studies as a field has grown since the 1990s, ... More


Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Charles C. Ludington and Matthew Morse Booker (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

What we eat, where it is from, and how it is produced are vital questions in today’s America. We think seriously about food because it is freighted with the hopes, fears, and anxieties of modern ... More


Table Lands: Food in Children's Literature

Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828347
eISBN:
9781496828392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Table Lands: Food in Children's Literature surveys food’s function in children’s texts, showing how the socio-cultural contexts of food reveal children’s agency through examining texts that vary from ... More


How Canadian Farmers Fought and Won the Battle against GM Wheat

Emily Eaton

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

On 10 May, 2004 Monsanto conceded to a coalition of organizations opposing the introduction of genetically modified Roundup Ready wheat in Canada and abandoned its application to introduce the crop ... More


Mallarmé’s Gardens of Culinary Delights

Albert Sonnenfeld

in Revisioning French Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620207
eISBN:
9781789623727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620207.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Albert Sonnenfeld’s essay, we return to Mallarmé, but this time in a context that emphasizes the quotidian pleasure of gastronomy. Sonnenfeld explores this ‘garden of culinary delights’ as seen in ... More


Highlighting Resilience: Individual, Social, and Political Resurgence and Survivance

Elizabeth Hoover

in The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903022
eISBN:
9781452958880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903022.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The book’s conclusion highlights how Akwesasro:non suggestions for ways to improve environmental health research and health care can be framed through a model of three bodies: the individual, social, ... More


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