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Introduction: A Proustian Anthropology?

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...The Remembered Octopus “Food and memory? Why would anyone want to remember anything they had eaten?” This sardonic comment, made by an Oxford don, seemed to sum up the response when I presented a paper on the topic in 1996...

Sensory Memory and the Construction of “Worlds”

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...“Every man carries within him a world which is composed of all that he has seen and loved, and to which he constantly returns, even when he is travelling through, and seems to be living in, some different world” (Chateaubriand, cited...

‘The question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?’: The Ethics of Vegetarianism in the Writings of Plutarch

Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Jeremy Bentham, An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, 18.4, quoted in Bioethics: An Anthology, eds Helga Kuhse and Peter...

The Mediterranean (Diets and Disease Prevention)

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...The basic elements of healthful diets are well established (USDHHS 1988; National Research Council 1989; USDA/USDHHS 1995). They provide adequate amounts of energy and essential nutrients, reduce risks for diet-related chronic diseases...

Food Systems in Classical Antiquity

A Cultural History of Food in Antiquity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...How did ancient Greeks and Romans acquire the food they needed? For most people at all times and everywhere in the ancient world, the answer to that question was easy: they were farmers who cultivated their own food. Small farmers...

Fava Beans: Europe

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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Beans : A History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

Book chapter

...Fabas indulcet fames – hunger sweetens the beansThe fava or broad bean is the biggest and brashest of beans. Because it has no tendrils to grip onto other plants, it’s a loner, supporting itself with a stout and hearty stem. Uniquely, its...

Hoi polloi: Spiritual Choices for the Many and the Few

Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...A recent study of Porphyry of Tyre, the ancient advocate of vegetarianism, by Catherine Osborne, concludes with the following remarks:Porphyry was, of course, perfectly aware that he was writing for philosophers, and doubtless he...

Remembered Gifts, Forgotten Commodities?

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food History: Critical and Primary Sources : Contemporary Transitions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In the last chapter I employed some current theories of ritual practice to bring together approaches to food and memory. In this chapter I begin with another classic anthropological topic: exchange. While exchanges of food have been...

Remembered Gifts, Forgotten Commodities?

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...In the last chapter I employed some current theories of ritual practice to bring together approaches to food and memory. In this chapter I begin with another classic anthropological topic: exchange. While exchanges of food have been...

Conclusion: The Repast Recaptured

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...I have argued in this book that food and memory taken together can shed new light on theoretical approaches and interests, from venerable issues such as ritual and exchange, to recent concerns with embodiment, structure and event...