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Dogs

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...The Dog as Human Food The difficulty that confronts one at the very beginning of a study...

Muscovy Ducks

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...Of the two species of domesticated anatines, the Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) is larger, less vocal, and characterized by a fleshy protuberance on the head of the male. It is a duck of tropical American origin, whose wild ancestors...

Observational Methods in Food Studies Research: Ethnography and Narrative

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller, Colorado State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jonathan Deutsch

Jonathan Deutsch is professor and program director in the Department of Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, and Food Science at Goodwin College, Drexel University, USA, Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Studies : An Introduction to Research Methods

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book chapter

...Don’t think, but look.Some of the most widely used methods in food studies research fall under the rubric of observational research. Qualitative observational research is an umbrella term for a large basket of methods used by qualitative...

Historical Methods In Food Studies Research

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller, Colorado State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jonathan Deutsch

Jonathan Deutsch is professor and program director in the Department of Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, and Food Science at Goodwin College, Drexel University, USA, Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Studies : An Introduction to Research Methods

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book chapter

...A knowledge of history gives us a feeling for the possibility of change.Peter Novick (1988), in his book, That Noble Dream, a look at “objectivity” in historical research, relates the story of a politician who says that writing a clear...

Geese

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...The common domestic geese are derived from two wild species, the greylag, Anser anser, and the swan goose, Anser cygnoides. The wild greylag is found seasonally...

Introduction

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...We began work on the Cambridge History and Culture of Food and Nutrition Project even as we were still reading the page proofs for The Cambridge World History of Human Disease, published in 1993. At some point in that effort we had begun...
...The desire to combine my American cultural and art history knowledge with another of my passions, cooking, came to me in the shower. In 2001, I was about ready to go on sabbatical and wanted a break from looking only at art. Because of my...

Food as Aphrodisiacs and Anaphrodisiacs?

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...According to the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1771), aphrodisiacs are “medicines which increase the quantity of seed, and create an inclination for venery.” Since the twentieth-century advent of sexual endocrinology...

Methodological and Definitional Issues in the Archaeology of Food

Commensality : From Everyday Food to Feast

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...The methodological challenge of food archaeology All archaeologists recognize that methodological factors determine the validity of archaeological interpretations of ancient foodways. If an excavator has not practiced...

The reverence for life argument

Kerry Walters

Kerry Walters is William Bittinger Professor of Philosophy at Gettysburg College, PA, USA, where he also co-founded the Peace and Justice Studies program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Vegetarianism: A Guide for the Perplexed

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...The Christian argument for vegetarianism is simple: since animals belong to God, have value to God, and live for God, then their needless destruction is sinful. The first great vow: I renounce all killing of living beings...