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Food and Urban Design: Urban Agriculture as Second Nature?

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...It is generally accepted that the establishment of settled agriculture enabled the formation of cities; the relationship between the two is intimate and very old. Until the nineteenth century, cities like Berlin and London had extensive...

Conclusion: Food and Urbanism in Review

Susan Parham

Susan Parham is Head of Urbanism in the Centre for Sustainable Communities at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Urbanism : The Convivial City and a Sustainable Future

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...A reminder about some key themes Food and Urbanism has sought to explore some of the critical ways that food interconnects with place, and how that affects, for good or ill, possibilities for conviviality...

Introduction

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

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...Mr. Leopold Bloom ate with relish the inner organs of beasts and fowls. He liked thick giblet soup, nutty gizzards, a stuffed roast heart, liver slices fried with crustcrumbs, fried hencod’s roes. Most of all he liked grilled mutton kidneys...

The ecofeminist 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

...There are important connections—historical, experiential, symbolic, theoretical—between the domination of women and the domination of nature. Caring does not make people more fragile or annihilate them. In fact, through...

Ecology

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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...As a branch of biology, ecology comprises the scientific study of the relationship between plant and animal organisms and their environment. The term was coined in 1866 by the German scientist Ernst Haeckel. Ecological thinking was further...

Protological and Eschatological Vegetarianism

Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Appeals to biblical and theological reflection to justify a vegetarian diet will tend to be either ‘protological’, drawing on an inference from God’s intentions as expressed in the initial created order, or ‘eschatological’, deriving from...

Scourge or Savior? The Complex Relationship between Food and Science

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction The relationship between food and science has long been complex and contested. On the one hand, various technologies have been fundamental to providing access to affordable, safe, and nutritious food (Laudan 2001), with beer...

Goats

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...The domesticated goat (Capra hircus) is an animal that, although of extraordinary usefulness to humans, experiences sharply different levels of acceptance around the world. Its ruminant ability to digest cellulose is the key to its success...

Science

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Science occupies an important but contested place in contemporary food systems. The histories of science, food, and agriculture are closely entwined, from the nineteenth-century work of Liebig on nitrogen fertilizers and the basic...

The Goo in You: Food as Invader in The Stuff

A. Bowdoin Van Riper

A. Bowdoin Van Riper is a historian who specializes in depictions of science and technology in popular culture. He is Web Coordinator for the Center for the Study of Film and History and an archivist for the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Van Riper’s publications include Imagining Flight: Aviation in Popular Culture (2003), and A Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and Television (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The industrialization of food production and distribution gave citizens of nineteenth-century United States access to a more expansive, more varied, and more reliable food supply. New technologies like the refrigerated railroad car, along...