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Chinese Women’s Vegetarian Houses in Singapore: (1954)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes the Chinese woman's vegetarian house as it is in Singapore at the present time, and attempts to analyse the reasons for its existence. These organizations of vegetarians are ... More


The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Adam D. Shprintzen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608921_Shprintzen
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Vegetarianism has been practiced in the United States since the country's founding, yet the early years of the movement have been woefully misunderstood and understudied. Through the Civil War, the ... More


Jesus Christ and the Future of Animals

Stephen H. Webb

in On God and Dogs: A Christian Theology of Compassion for Animals

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152296
eISBN:
9780199849178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152296.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter expands on the portrait of Jesus Christ as the face of God that puts a stop to nonvoluntary sacrifices and holds out hope for the redemption of all who suffer, including those who are ... More


Notes on Some Vegetarian Halls in Hong Kong Belonging to the Sect of Hsien-T’ien Tao (The Way of Former Heaven): (1968)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Members of the Society visited four vegetarian halls at Ngau Chi Wan, Kowloon, belonging to a religious sect called Hsien-t'ien Tao [Xiantian Dao]. The notes in this chapter are based on materials ... More


Dietary patterns and coronary heart disease risk

T. P. Erlinger and L. J. Appel

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes and compares selected dietary patterns, each of which has been associated with reduced coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. The dietary patterns include those consumed by ... More


Proto-vegetarianism

Adam D. Shprintzen

in The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/978146960891.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses American vegetarianism's history which can be traced directly to proto-vegetarian movements. Groups such as Bible Christians, Grahamites, water curists, residents of ... More


Vegetarianism and Its Discontents

Adam D. Shprintzen

in The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/978146960891.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the way in which vegetarians were depicted by the popular press as well as the scientific and medical communities. They were commonly cast as weak, enfeebled faddists worthy of ... More


Alternative Diets

Shadi Bartsch

in Persius: A Study in Food, Philosophy, and the Figural

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226241845
eISBN:
9780226241982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241982.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Persius characterizes his own verse metaphorically as a medicinal counter to the excesses of other poets. As such, he provides an alternative to Plato’s diagnosis of philosophy as medical, and ... More


Mary Shelley and the Conception of the Monstrous Vegan

Emelia Quinn

in Reading Veganism: The Monstrous Vegan, 1818 to Present

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192843494
eISBN:
9780191926075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843494.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 1 argues that Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) marks the origins of the ‘monstrous vegan’ trope. The chapter establishes the vegetarian contexts influencing Shelley’s novel before outlining ... More


Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books: Food, Place, and Sparkly Glam Slinkster Cool Vegetarianism in Los Angeles

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/9781496828347.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In Dangerous Angels, Francesca Lia Block uses food to intersect the regionalism, history, and physical and cultural geographies of Los Angeles in the1980s. To explore the links among food, setting, ... More


Introduction

Adam D. Shprintzen

in The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/978146960891.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book discusses a vital ideological and political movement in the United States in the early nineteenth century. All too often vegetarianism has been presented—even by its proponents—as a product ... More


The American Vegetarian Society

Adam D. Shprintzen

in The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/978146960891.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes the rise of the American Vegetarian Society (AVS), the first national organization of its kind in the United States. It notes that the group popularized and defined the term ... More


Would You Like to Be a Successful Vegetarian?

Adam D. Shprintzen

in The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/978146960891.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the formation of the Vegetarian Society of America—a new national organization—and the role of vegetarians at the Columbian Exposition, which vegetarians used to promote a new ... More


Muscular Vegetarianism

Adam D. Shprintzen

in The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/978146960891.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers vegetarianism's connection to the growing physical culture, fitness, strength, and bodybuilding movements of the early twentieth century. Vegetarianism's most widely read ... More


Conclusion

Adam D. Shprintzen

in The Vegetarian Crusade: The Rise of an American Reform Movement, 1817-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608914
eISBN:
9781469612690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/978146960891.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The book concludes with the writing of a complete history of vegetarianism by eighty-year old VSA President Henry S. Clubb for Vegetarian Magazine in March 1907. It notes that Clubb planned that the ... More


First Offerings at Meals

Theodora Suk Fong Jim

in Sharing with the Gods: Aparchai and Dekatai in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198706823
eISBN:
9780191778506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706823.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Closely related to agricultural first-fruits were first offerings of simple (and mainly vegetarian) foodstuffs made at the beginning of daily meals in private households. This was probably the most ... 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


Vegetarian Diets Across the Lifespan

Georgia E. Hodgkin

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses vegetarian diets across the lifespan. The health benefits of vegetarian diets, normal growth in children, nutrients of concern with vegetarian diets, and dietary management are ... More


Concluding Ethical Reflections

Nicola Hoggard Creegan

in Animal Suffering and the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931842
eISBN:
9780199345762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931842.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the concluding chapter I examine of what all this means for human behavior, especially as it pertains to animals. Should we be vegetarian or own a pet? How do we interact with animals in a way ... More


Margaret Atwood and Monstrous Vegan Words

Emelia Quinn

in Reading Veganism: The Monstrous Vegan, 1818 to Present

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192843494
eISBN:
9780191926075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843494.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 3 positions Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam trilogy (2003‒13) as the culmination of the trajectory built across the previous two chapters, drawing directly on the monstrous vegans of Mary ... More


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