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John F. Mariani

John Mariani began his career as a journalist at New York magazine in 1973. Since then, he has become one of America’s premier food writers. He is a columnist for Esquire and Bloomberg News, was nominated three times for the James Beard Journalism Award, and is the author of several highly regarded books on food, including Mariani’s Coast-to-Coast Dining Guide, America Eats Out (winner of the IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award for reference), and, most recently, How Italian Food Conquered the World. He is also the author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink and editor of Italian Cuisine: Basic Cooking Techniques, the primary Italian cooking textbook of the Culinary Institute of America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink

Bloomsbury USA, 2013

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...Bartender slang for snack foods served at a bar, usually free with drinks. The term dates in print to 1991...

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Hanne Blank

Hanne Blank is the author of Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality (2012), Virgin: The Untouched History (2007), and the cult classic sex and body-acceptance book Big Big Love: A Sex and Relationships Guide for People of Size (and Those Who Love Them) (2011). Her work has been featured in periodicals ranging from Penthouse to Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, and in anthologies such as from Embodied Resistance: Challenging the Norms, The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Body, and Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape. She is a former Scholar of the Institute for Teaching and Research on Women at Towson University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fat

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...I am not sure how I kept myself from crying until after the door was closed.It was 1999, and I was deep in the process of interviewing people as part of the research for my book Big Big Love. It was to be the first book on the market...

Citizen Burger

Carol J. Adams

Carol J. Adams is the author of numerous books, including the seminal The Sexual Politics of Meat (Bloomsbury Revelations). She is the co-editor of several path-breaking anthologies, including most recently Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth (co-edited with Lori Gruen, Bloomsbury, 2014) and The Carol J. Adams Reader (2016). Her work is the subject of two recent anthologies, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women of Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and The Art of the Animal: 14 Women Artists Explore The Sexual Politics of Meat, in which a new generation of feminists, artists, and activists respond to Adams' groundbreaking work. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Burger

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Campaigning for President in 1992, William Jefferson Clinton proved himself to be the citizen’s candidate by his penchant for hamburgers. Burgher: citizen of the city. There he would be, according to the press, stopping in for hamburgers...

Continuity and Change in British Restaurants, 1951–2001: Evidence from the Good Food Guide

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

Berg, 2003

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...Introducing the Good Food Guide Britain has a reputation for indifferent cuisine, which has been reflected in an undistinguished restaurant culture throughout most of the twentieth century. Perhaps the nadir...

Milk, Adulteration, Disgust: Making Legal Meaning

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The authors wish to thank the Manna Center for Food Safety and Security at Tel Aviv University for its generous support, as well as Tomer Shahal, Dan Largman, and Shai Oksenberg for their excellent research assistance and Zohar Kohavi...

Average White Girl

Carol J. Adams

Carol J. Adams is the author of numerous books, including the seminal The Sexual Politics of Meat (Bloomsbury Revelations). She is the co-editor of several path-breaking anthologies, including most recently Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth (co-edited with Lori Gruen, Bloomsbury, 2014) and The Carol J. Adams Reader (2016). Her work is the subject of two recent anthologies, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women of Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and The Art of the Animal: 14 Women Artists Explore The Sexual Politics of Meat, in which a new generation of feminists, artists, and activists respond to Adams' groundbreaking work. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Pornography of Meat : New and Updated Edition

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Wooster, Ohio, 2002. © Bruce Buchanan.In 2014, five women chefs in Philadelphia did a promotional shoot before a five-course “Fine Swine Pork and Beer Dinner.” Dressed in a pinkish human anatomy leotard, one posed for a shot of her rear end...

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

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...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...

Diabetes

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a heterogeneous group of endocrine disorders characterized by hyperglycemia (high blood sugar levels) during fasting or following a meal. Other characteristic symptoms of diabetes include excessive urination, urine...

A Network of its Own

Kathleen Collins

Kathleen Collins is an experienced author and researcher who has studied and written about television, media history, popular culture and food. Her work has appeared in the magazines Working Woman and Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture and in the anthology Secrets & Confidences: The Complicated Truth About Women’s Friendships (Seal Press: 2004). She has also written encyclopedia entries on a variety of media history topics. She has a Master’s degree in journalism with a specialization in cultural reporting and criticism from New York University and a Master’s degree in library science from Long Island University. For the past ten years, she has worked as an editorial researcher for a variety of publications including Glamour and Ladies’ Home Journal. She is now a librarian and lives in Manhattan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Watching What We Eat : The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows

Continuum, 2009

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...This is the television business, not the food business. An Idea Takes Flight If this consideration of TV cooking shows were the equivalent of looking at a friend’s family photo album, then moving into the 1990s would see...

Lyrics and Verse

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...It is difficult to imagine a spirit with more lyrical longevity than gin. It spans genres, and I am hard-pressed to name another alcohol that possesses this universal presence. Country music is all about beer, whiskey—and gin. Rap music...