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Celebrity Chefs

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Cooking © Angela Meah. Celebrity chefs are reported to “have attained pop star status on a par with Hollywood actors, and their numbers are growing at the same...

Gourmet

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Originally referring to the refined taste of French wine brokers and later extended to other aspects of haute cuisine, the word “gourmet” often now has a somewhat pejorative connotation, denoting a snobbish obsession with French cuisine...

The Success of a Metaphor

Luca Vercelloni

Luca Vercelloni is the CEO and Founder of Brandvoyant, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Invention of Taste : A Cultural Account of Desire, Delight and Disgust in Fashion, Food and Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The figurative use of the term “taste” to refer to the human faculty for discerning between what is beautiful and what is ugly is a relatively recent cultural acquisition. It implies being in possession of measure, refinement and skill (in...

Eat, Kill, … Love? Courtship, Cannibalism, and Consumption in Hannibal

What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the preface to their seminal volume Foodways and Eating Habits (1983), Michael Owen Jones, Bruce B. Giuliano, and Roberta Krell stress that food and the rituals of eating reflect the “perceptions of the natural and social environment...

Introduction

Ken Albala

Ken Albala is Professor of History at the University of the Pacific and chair of the Food Studies MA program in San Francisco. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lisa Cooperman

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Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The most familiar and enduring example comparing architecture and cuisine hails from the nineteenth century and the magnificent edible fantasies of Marie-Antonin Carême, king of chefs and chef of kings. Carême is credited with having said...

Work

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In much of the recent food studies literature an emphasis on identity, meaning, and consumption has led to a comparative neglect of the sheer hard work involved in growing, making, selling, and preparing food. While there are some excellent...

Moral Economy

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The idea of a “moral economy” is often counterposed to the apparently rational operation of the political-economy. The contrast is part of a longer history that looks with suspicion on the commercialization and commodification of social...
...If you ask why they are not employed, they tell you because commerce is not in the country: they talk of commerce as if it was a man, who comes to reside in some countries in order to feed the inhabitants.The population of a country...

Why Study Food?

Warren Belasco

Warren Belasco is Professor Emeritus of American Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA. He is the author of Appetite for Change: How the Counterculture Took on the Food Industry, Meals to Come: A History of the Future of Food, and Food: The Key Concepts. He has edited Food Nations: Selling Taste in Consumer Societies (with Philip Scranton), and Food Chains: From Farmyard to Shopping Cart (with Roger Horowitz). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food : The Key Concepts

Berg, 2008

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...Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.What is food to one man may be fierce poison to others.History celebrates the battlefields whereon we meet our death, but scorns to speak of the plowed fields whereby we thrive; it knows...

The Rhetoric of Food

The Politics of Food

Berg, 2004

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...Introduction Different definitions of food are associated with specific rhetorical repertoires, and hence different questions, risks, roles and conflicts of interest. Distinct tropes imply differing degrees of influence for groups...