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Hunger and Famine

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

...Hunger © Angela Meah. Though famine has a very particular meaning, the related idea of hunger can be used in both a physiological and a metaphorical sense. Hinting at its complexity...

Prologue: Visible and invisible farming worlds

Hugh Campbell

Hugh Campbell holds a Professorial Chair of Sociology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the sociology of food. Prior to the University of Otago, he was Director at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farming Inside Invisible Worlds : Modernist Agriculture and Its Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...When we examine power in social worlds – even in a place as seemingly mundane as a farm – our eye is inevitably drawn towards visible expressions of power. For critical social theorists, activists and practitioners, a farm makes...

Soil Theories: Relational, Decolonial, Inhuman

Manuel Tironi

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Manuel Tironi is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Matthew Kearnes

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Matthew Kearnes is Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow in the School of Humanities and Languages, University of New South Wales, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anna Krzywoszynska

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Anna Krzywoszynska is Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Céline Granjou

Céline Granjou is Associate Professor at the National Institute of Science and Technology in Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA), University of Grenoble-Alps, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Juan Francisco Salazar

Juan Francisco Salazar is Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at Western Sydney University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thinking with Soils : Material Politics and Social Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction In the southern suburbs of Sydney, Australia, the rather curiously named garden supplier Soil ’n Stuff sells soil, gravel, and building supplies to gardeners, landscape designers, and builders. Soil arrives here, and is sold...

Epilogue: Theorizing the ontology of farms

Hugh Campbell

Hugh Campbell holds a Professorial Chair of Sociology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the sociology of food. Prior to the University of Otago, he was Director at the Centre for the Study of Agriculture at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farming Inside Invisible Worlds : Modernist Agriculture and Its Consequences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In setting out to examine the power of farms as expressed through their ontology, this story has been focused on farms, their histories and their futures. My intention was to write a book that was accessible to anyone who was familiar...

Coconut

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Milk Bottle on the Doorstep of Mankind In prehistoric times, the water content of the immature coconut fruit was more important as a drink than was any part of the mature nut as a food. In recent history...

Cucumbers, Melons, and Watermelons

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Our focus here is on three important cucurbits – cucumber, melon, and watermelon – although cucurbits of less significance such as the citron, bur (or West India gherkin), and some lesser-known melons are also briefly discussed...

Introduction

Rachel E. Black

Rachel E. Black is assistant professor and coordinator of the Gastronomy Program at Boston University, USA. She edited Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia (Greenwood, 2011) and has a forthcoming monograph Porta Palazzo: Food, Place and Community at the market (University of Pennsylvania Press) that is an ethnographic study of an open-air market in Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert C. Ulin

Robert C. Ulin is Professor of Anthropology at Rochester Institute of Technology, USA where he also served for two years as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Prior to coming to RIT, Ulin served as Chair of Anthropology at Western Michigan University. He is the author of Vintages and Traditions and numerous articles on the anthropology of wine. He is also well known for his work on hermeneutics, critical theory and historical anthropology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wine and Culture : Vineyard To Glass

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Wine has long been and continues to be an important commodity that generates significant interest because of its commercial, symbolic, cultural, and aesthetic value. On the academic side, historians, geographers, and economists continue...

Conclusion

Lauren Janes

Lauren Janes is Assistant Professor of History at Hope College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colonial Food in Interwar Paris : The Taste of Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Sarraut, La Mise en valeur des colonies françaises, 17. Colonial policy has ceased to be the monopoly of a few technicians; it expresses itself and it diffuses; it becomes a national idea and the creator of a new spirit...

Introduction

Alexander Nützenadel

Alexander Nuetzenadel is Chair of European Economic and Social History at the Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

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...Food and globalization are inseparable. Since ancient times long-distance trade has involved staple foods and luxury products such as wine, tea, coffee, rice, spices and dried fish. Securing greater access to food was a driving force behind...

Introduction: Invitation to the Feast

Kaori O’Connor

Kaori O’Connor is an anthropologist at University College London (UCL), UK. Holding degrees in anthropology from Reed College, Oxford University and UCL, she has written widely on the anthropology of food, won the prestigious Sophie Coe Prize for Food History in 2009 and is a frequent media commentator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Never-Ending Feast : The Anthropology and Archaeology of Feasting

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...How is it that there is no wreath before the doors, no savour of cooking strikes the tip end of the projecting nose, though the feast of the Amphidromia is on? For then it is the custom to toast slices of cheese from the Chersonese, to boil...