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Being too big—as deviance from the societal order

Food, Power, and Agency

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Food and power are closely interlinked in a complex web. Food is a result of power relations and is used to underscore and establish them. Virtually the entire spectrum of power inequalities is reflected in how food is allocated, which...

Body and Soul: From Tension to Bifurcation

A Cultural History of Food in the Age of Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The dichotomy of body and soul permeates much of the history of philosophy. There is no one way to approach and account for this tension. The history of food generally eschews the very notion, and the relation between food, body, and soul...

Food Science/Food Politics: Max Rubner and ‘Rational Nutrition’ in Fin-de-Siècle Berlin

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 3 : Global Contact and Early Industrialization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Few of us have ever heard of the German physiologist Max Rubner (1854–1932), yet all of us eat, work, exercise, diet, and die in the bioenergetic world that he did so much to create. As a scientist, Rubner demonstrated experimentally...

Food and Politics: The Power of Bread in European Culture

A Cultural History of Food in the Early Modern Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Food is a singularly cultural phenomenon. Although it is possible to adduce any number of material forces and factors that influence the food of any particular civilization, there is an obvious connection between a society’s basic cultural...

Germany

Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 4 : Europe

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview Germany is situated in the middle of the European continent: east of France, west of Poland, north of Switzerland, and south of Denmark, between Slavs and Romans, cold and heat, sea and mountains....

The Rising Popularity of Dining Out in German Restaurants in the Aftermath of Modern Urbanization

Eating Out in Europe : Picnics, Gourmet Dining and Snacks since the Late Eighteenth Century

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...In the year 2000, 76 per cent of the German population indulged in some kind of eating out. The total expenses for all persons older than fifteen years amounted to DM 160.1 billion or DM 2,164 per head. See for the following...

Searching for the Best Standard: Different Strategies of Food Regulation during German Industrialization

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 3 : Global Contact and Early Industrialization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction From the 1870s onwards, harsh language was used in the German press to characterize the food market. Articles on adulteration of food became commonplace and the concern translated into scientific treatises, memoranda...

Joseph Beuys

Alison Leitch

Alison Leitch is a social anthropologist who teaches in the cultural sociology program at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fat : Culture and Materiality

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...It is the transformation of substance that is my concern in art, rather than the traditional aesthetic understanding of beautiful appearances. If creativity relates to the transformation, change and the development of substance, then it can...

Promise of More. The Rhetoric of (Food) Consumption in a Society Searching for Itself: West Germany in the 1950s

Food, Drink and Identity : Cooking, Eating and Drinking in Europe Since the Middle Ages

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...Looking at Germany in 1945, no-one would have expected that only a decade later its western part would become a prosperous country and a democratic state eager to rejoin the international community of civilised nations. Indeed...

Industrial Canteens in Germany, 1850–1950

Eating Out in Europe : Picnics, Gourmet Dining and Snacks since the Late Eighteenth Century

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...The separation of home life and work has been characterized as one of the most important elements of industrialization. An important consequence of this separation in the past was that the worker could not simply take a short break to have...