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Llamas and Alpacas

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...The llama (Lama glama) and alpaca (Lama pacos) are among the few domesticated ungulates whose most important function has not been that of providing food for the people who control them. The llama...

Lupines: Europe and Andes

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

...The lupine is the oddest rebel among beans. For those who have never encountered them, they break every rule known about bean cookery. To start with, they are poisonous. Their bitter alkaloids can affect the central nervous system, causing...

Introduction

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, 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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...This book explores how eating, as an embodied experience, mediates and is mediated by the relationship between food’s matter and meaning. My first aim is to tease out how the human eating body, the material stuff of food, and cultural...

Social and Cultural Logics

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...In Chapter 2 I discussed the concept of cultural and social complexity. The first refers to the quantity of information produced and circulated in a particular setting, in other words the knowledge that actors use to face the world....

Conclusions

Jane Fajans

Jane Fajans is an Associate Professor at Cornell University, USA. She is the author of They Make Themselves: Work and Play among the Baining of Papua New Guinea and editor of Exchanging Products: Producing Exchange, Oceania Monograph 43. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brazilian Food : Race, Class and Identity in Regional Cuisines

Berg, 2012

Book chapter

...Brazil as a Nation Riding buses across Brazil, one sees the landscape outside the window often transforming dramatically. The houses and stores, roadside stands, and goods for sale all change form as the landscape and climate alter....

Potatoes (White)

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...This chapter presents the paradoxical history of the potato (Solanum tuberosum) in human food systems. It is now the fourth most important world food crop, surpassed only by wheat, rice, and maize. In five centuries, this diverse...

Approaches to Food and Migration: Rootedness, Being and Belonging

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Handbook of Food and Anthropology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Food plays a significant role in the social lives of diasporas: it can create a sense of continued belonging and reiterate affiliations to ‘home’. Following debates on food, identity, ethnicity...

Chile

Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 2 : The Americas

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview The Republic of Chile has 15 provinces; it stretches 2,640 miles in length but is little more than 100 miles wide, and it is bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Andes range. Its geographic...

Embodying Country-City Relations: The Chola Cuencana in Highland Ecuador

Emma-Jayne Abbots

Emma-Jayne Abbots is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, UK and Research Associate at the SOAS Food Studies Centre, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The people from the campo [countryside] have simple hearts, and now they have this one opportunity to do something big, something different. But I don’t want the same things. I’m from Cuenca, from the city; there is a big difference between...

The Healing Meat

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...In previous chapters we examined guinea-pig meat from the point of view of its transformation into food, which is served at the feasts that mark every kind of special event in both individual and community life. In these cultural contexts...