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Mung and the Vignas: India

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

...India provides one of the few historical exceptions to the rule that beans are associated with poverty. As we have seen, there are some minor beans that are only eaten during famines or that are considered inferior, but in general...

Global Food, Global Media, Global Culture: Representations of the New Indian Cuisine in Indian Media

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction: The Food Revolution and its Media Representation in India I began and finished writing this chapter in San Francisco, a hub of the global media and technology economy and one of the prominent food cities of the world. Most...

The High and the Low: Culinary Culture in Asia and Europe

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources : Classical and Postclassical Eras

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In the traditional societies of northern Ghana there was little internal difference in the food, whether raw or cooked, of the various members. Even a state like Gonja that consisted of distinct strata organised in a hierarchy...

Food walks and street doctors

Food Identities at Home and on the Move : Explorations at the Intersection of Food, Belonging and Dwelling

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...It is April when the south Indian city of Chennai gets exceptionally hot. Bodies sweat, air conditioners run on overtime, people seek shelter in the narrow shadows cast by traffic lights and watermelons get sold in abundance...

Rice

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Economic and Biological Importance of Rice Rice in Human Life...

Amaranth

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...A robust annual herb with seeds as small as mustard seeds, amaranth belongs to the genus Amaranthus of the family Amaranthaceae, with 50 to 60 species scattered throughout the world in wild and domesticated forms. Most are weeds...

Fasting, feasting: Social and religious food practices at a Barelwi girls’ madrasa

Usha Sanyal

Usha Sanyal is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Political Science at Wingate University, North Carolina, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food, Faith and Gender in South Asia : The lilaCultural Politics of Women’s Food Practices

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Madrasas for girls have been increasing in number in South Asia since the 1980s. Given the historical preference in South Asia for the education of boys over girls and the consequent lag in girls’ education among all religious communities...

Women’s ritually shared bodies and food-penance in rural Maharashtra

Food, Faith and Gender in South Asia : The lilaCultural Politics of Women’s Food Practices

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Women’s participation in Maharashtra’s political arena has been inadequately theorized, except for their involvement in the right wing (Sarkar and Butalia 1995). My chapter demonstrates how food sharing between women and goddesses can...

Introduction

Nita Kumar

Nita Kumar is Brown Family Professor of South Asian History at Claremont McKenna College in California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Usha Sanyal

Usha Sanyal is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Political Science at Wingate University, North Carolina, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food, Faith and Gender in South Asia : The lilaCultural Politics of Women’s Food Practices

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...A young, middle-class Indian woman – let us call her Priya – with everything modern about her, from her education to her career, fell in love with a young man and excitedly accepted his proposal of marriage. The image that flashed through...
...In September 2015 in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh (Map 3), a Muslim man named Mohammed Ikhlaq was beaten to death with sticks and bricks in his house by an angry Hindu mob over a rumor, spread by the local Hindu temple, that he had slaughtered...