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Just Hierarchy between Humans and Animals: Subordination Without Cruelty

Daniel A. Bell and Wang Pei

in Just Hierarchy: Why Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200897
eISBN:
9780691200880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200897.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers human relations with the animal kingdom. Throughout much of human history, most cultural and religious traditions—with some notable exceptions, such as Daoism—have valued ... More


Sex, Honor, and Human Consumption

Vincent Woodard

in The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794616
eISBN:
9781479815807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794616.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes literal and symbolic examples of human consumption in the antebellum United States. It begins with a discussion of the Essex affair, which involved the consumption of four black ... More


The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture

Vincent Woodard

Justin A. Joyce and Dwight McBride (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794616
eISBN:
9781479815807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Scholars of U.S. and transatlantic slavery have largely ignored or dismissed accusations that Black Americans were cannibalized. This book takes the enslaved person's claims of human consumption ... More


Domestic Rituals of Consumption

Vincent Woodard

in The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794616
eISBN:
9781479815807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794616.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861), a narrative that depicts some of the more graphic scenes of human consumption ever portrayed in a U.S. slave ... More


A Tale of Hunger Retold: Ravishment and Hunger in F. Douglass’s Life and Writing

Vincent Woodard

in The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794616
eISBN:
9781479815807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794616.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at Frederick Douglass's depiction of human consumption as a phenomenon that ate away at the psyche and soul. His observations provide a blueprint for how the slave struggled in ... More


Squat Lobster Fisheries

Mariano J. Diez

in Fisheries and Aquaculture: Volume 9

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190865627
eISBN:
9780197517406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865627.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Squat lobsters have a worldwide distribution. They are very important in benthic communities of many types of environments, from intertidal zones to the deep sea. Only three of the around 1,000 known ... More


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