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 Śiva under Refuse and Goblin's Fourteenth (Lukumahādyaḥ, Piśācacaturdaśī)

Axel Michaels

in Siva in Trouble: Festivals and Rituals at the Pasupatinatha Temple of Deopatan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195343021
eISBN:
9780199866984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343021.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter presents material on a festival in which Śiva is worshipped as Hidden Mahādeva (Lukumahādyaḥ). The festival is also known as or Goblin's Fourteenth due to the fact that Śiva manifests ... More


Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Pauline Adema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

According to this book, you smell Gilroy, California, before you see it. The book examines the role of food and festivals in creating a place brand or marketable identity. The author scrutinizes how ... More


Garlic Galore: Festival Inversion, Subversion, and the Enactment of Labor Relations

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes major events at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, which include the Gilroy Garlic Queen Pageant, garlic braiding classes, and the garlic topping contest. It argues that as place-based ... More


Nearly as nature intended: An exhibition of some curious molecules in the foods we eat

John Emsley

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198502661
eISBN:
9780191916458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198502661.003.0005
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

There are scores of myths surrounding the things we eat: chocolate is almost addictive; Coca-Cola is just a concoction of chemicals; garlic wards off heart disease and ... More


Making a Foodscape: Gilroy and the Iconization of Garlic

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to explore the creation and perpetuation of Gilroy’s identity as a foodscape, a food-themed place. It then explains the concept of foodscape; traces ... More


The Festivalization of Garlic: Creating and Celebrating Community in Gilroy

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter first describes the changes the Gilroy Garlic Festival has undergone over the years. It then discusses why food festivals are so popular among community leaders seeking to distinguish ... More


From Foreign to Fad: Garlic’s Twentieth-Century Transition

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses place–food associations; the origins of people’s negative perceptions of garlic, which are rooted in culinary egocentrism from the colonial era and reinforced during the period ... More


Place Branding and Selling Place: Creating and Marketing Identity Capital

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes the branding of Gilroy as a festive foodscape. While Gilroy business leaders initially sought to reverse its negative image, what they established was an ongoing campaign of ... More


The Trouble with Taxa

in What Did the Romans Know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226471143
eISBN:
9780226471150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471150.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter demonstrates that relatively innocuous-looking assumptions about how phenomena are related, and how those relationships enable possibilities for interaction, can have major effects on ... More


Umami from the land: Fungi and plants

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter focuses on two sources of umami that grow on land: fungi and plants. While a great many marine organisms are excellent sources of umami, the number of fungi and plants that would be ... More


A Brief History of Jews and Garlic

Jordan D. Rosenblum

in Feasting and Fasting: The History and Ethics of Jewish Food

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479899333
eISBN:
9781479893133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899333.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates the historical association between Jews and garlic. In the process, it explores how garlic functions both internally (by Jews) and externally (by non-Jews) as a symbol that ... More


Vegetables and tubers

Daniel Zohary, Ehud Weiss, and Maria Hopf*

in Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The origin and spread of domesticated plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199549061
eISBN:
9780191810046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199549061.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the domestication of vegetables and tubers. The soft parts of vegetables and tubers were rarely charred and preserved; thus, most of their remains are not found during ... More


The Early World of Chigagou, 1600–1750

Robert G. Spinney

in City of Big Shoulders: A History of Chicago

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749599
eISBN:
9781501748356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749599.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about a marshy area Native Americans called Chigagou, meaning the “wild-garlic place”. It describes Chigagou as an inhospitable place and very few American Indians wanted to live ... More


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