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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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Beans : A History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

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...The world is but a hill of beans. Nearly every place on earth has its own native species and nearly every culture has depended on beans. For many people, they have made the difference between life and death. Beans are practically...

Afterword

Isabelle de Solier

Isabelle de Solier is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Victoria University, Australia. She has published on food in the European Journal of Cultural Studies, Continuum, and the edited collection Exposing Lifestyle Television, and is the editor of Food Cultures, a special issue of Cultural Studies Review. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and the Self : Materializing Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...We live in a world full of material things, from mobile phones and computers to homes and cars, clothes and food. This material world is intricately intertwined with our social world, with how we form our individual selves and our...

Diy Plant Milk: A Recipe-Manifesto and Method of Ethical Relations, Care, and Resistance

Making Milk : The Past, Present, and Future of Our Primary Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This recipe-manifesto considers the political theology of milk as perfecting a relation: between mother and child, between sovereign state and lawful citizen, and between corporation and consumer. Insisting on the importance of milk...

Linguistic Leakiness or Really Dirty? Dirt in Social Theory

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...In this chapter I consider several different conceptualizations of dirt and ‘dirty work’ and their place in social theory. I thank Terry Lovell and the editors of this volume for comments on an earlier draft. At first...

Eating futures: Reflections and directions

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is a senior lecturer in anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Agency of Eating : Mediation, Food and the Body

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the preceding chapters I have worked to interrogate how the embodied act of eating draws together human and non-human bodies, material objects and cultural knowledge – all of which I have treated as mediators – into networks...

Memory

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 Proustian moment, where the taste of a particular food sparks off a series of powerful personal memories, has become a common trope in contemporary food studies. For Italian food writer Marcella Hazan, it is the smell of sardines...

Afterword

Carole Counihan

Carole Counihan is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Millersville University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cooking Technology : Transformations in Culinary Practice in Mexico and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This volume takes a revealing trip through the kitchens, tools, and techniques of diverse mestizo and indigenous Latin Americans in Mexico, Guatemala, Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Costa Rica, and the United States...

Tepary Beans: Native Americans

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

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...The tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius) is one of the smallest and toughest of beans with remarkable resolve and stamina. It comes in both white and brown cultivated forms, but early in the century there were no fewer than forty-six...

Conclusion

Atsuko Ichijo

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Atsuko Ichijo is Associate Professor of Politics, Kingston University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Venetia Johannes

Venetia Johannes is Postdoctoral Research Associate at Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ronald Ranta

Ronald Ranta is Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Kingston University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Emergence of National Food : The Dynamics of Food and Nationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This volume explores the following question: “under what circumstances does (or does not) national food emerge?” What might appear to be an eclectic range of cases is assembled...

“You Are What Others Think You Eat”: Food, Identity, and Subjectivity in Zombie Protagonist Narratives

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Few figures have evolved to meet the American appetite for monsters like the zombies that shuffle across the cultural landscape. While the shambling undead might seem to be one-dimensional, there is far more depth to them than first meets...