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Gastronomica. 2018; 18144–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.1.44
Published: 01 February 2018
...Michael S. Kideckel This article uses the concept of “anti-intellectualism” to explain surprising overlaps in rhetoric between American food activists and the manufacturers they criticize. It shows anti-intellectual elements in the language of, in turn: Sylvester Graham, an influential lecturer...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 1941–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.1
Published: 01 November 2019
... cites Wallace Bishop s analysis of why America lagged behind other countries in pursuing international copyright law. Bishop blamed anti-intellectualism and a lack of interest in the wel- fare of authors, but importantly, Bishop also noted how pub- lishers who were making a great deal of money from...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19478–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.78
Published: 01 November 2019
... Style Pale Ale, withdrew from BA membership in protest of the amended code. Flying Dog CEO Jim Caruso called the BA s action anti-free enterprise and a thinly veiled side door to censorship (Kendall 2017). On women s efforts to break into the industry and broader discussion on the subject, see...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19460–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.60
Published: 01 November 2019
... objec- tive historical fact often sounds to the Jewish participants as a subversive, anti-Zionist opinion. The careful balancing of the intensity with which their messages are delivered preoc- cupies the tour guides throughout the tour. They are careful not to enter into direct conflict with the...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19397–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.97
Published: 01 August 2019
... causes (one where I lead, one where I follow, and one that s a habit some- thing I care about but where I have more limited involve- ment). It seems a more realistic and effective approach. Shakirah Simley, co-founder and organizer with Nourish/ Resist in San Francisco, offers rules for creating anti...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19133–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.33
Published: 01 February 2019
... commodification of both animal and female bodies. And Bob Torres in Making a Killing connects anti-capitalist thought and veganism by demonstrating how animals are used in ways akin to slaves.1 While emerging out of a different decade and context, each of these reformers share the basic assumption that food (and...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 181iv–v doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.1.iv
Published: 01 February 2018
... Kideckel takes up the topic of the many languages of food in his article on anti-intellectualism among American food activists and manufacturers over the past two centuries. Moving from the salvationist nutritional advocates of the nineteenth century to more contemporary food reformers, Kideckel traces out...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 1749–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.9
Published: 01 November 2017
..., however, in the personal, literary, and cultural fates of two other well-known Russian writers: Lev Tolstoy (1828 1910) and Boris Pilnyak (1894 1938). Tolstoy, who wrote an anti-slaughterhouse essay, Pervaia stupen [The first step] (1892), was soon acknowledged as the father of the Russian vegetarian...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17448–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.48
Published: 01 November 2017
... in sync with official nation-building projects of all kinds. At the same time, the anti-Ottoman rhetoric that infused Bulgarian commu- nist discourse in this period is virtually absent from Markov s cu- linary odyssey. Instead, he paints a layered and nuanced picture of Bulgaria and its cuisine...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17488–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.88
Published: 01 November 2017
...-flavored soft drinks, all with generic-sound- ing names: Limonnyi, Limonad, Citro. Its embossed cover, monochrome botanical backgrounds, and long-stemmed glasses filled with bubbly of various colors link it back to the beginnings of the Soviet soft drink industry in the anti-alcohol campaigns of the 1930s...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17324–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.3.24
Published: 01 August 2017
...Ding-Tzann Lii This article discusses the ways in which Taiwanese utilized rice as a cultural symbol in anti-globalization movements. Analyzing the period from 1960 to 2015, it distinguishes among three phases: the internationalization phase (1960–83); the globalization phase (1984–2003); and the...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17315–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.3.15
Published: 01 August 2017
...–1912) when food education provided nutritional guidelines that sought to enable Japanese citizens to cope with the demands of modernity. These objectives have shifted. The current revival of shokuiku is an anti-globalization force that seeks to improve the nation's eating habits and support ailing...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17281–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.2.81
Published: 01 May 2017
... sorghum wine Maotai, which is expensive and highly alcoholic. But suddenly the tide shifted. In a grassroots shaming campaign on social media, individuals started posting photographs of officials wearing expensive watches and feasting at opulent banquets. PRC President Xi Jinping launched an anti...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17280–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.2.80
Published: 01 May 2017
... launched an anti-corruption campaign in 2012, setting limits to what officials could spend on entertainment. Wine consumption plummeted, and the bubble burst. Mustacich offers details on Chinese government cooperation with French vintners to open up new vineyards in China, but G A S T R O N O M IC A 81 S U...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17272–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.2.72
Published: 01 May 2017
... with a discussion of exis- tential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. In addition to Sartre s excessive indulgence in alcohol, amphetamines, and his gen- eral hatred of the fulfillment of bodily needs such as hunger, Onfray fittingly contextualizes Sartre as the anti-Diogenes par excellence in his...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17156–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.1.56
Published: 01 February 2017
... and intellectual foment throughout the country. Guangzhou found itself in the center of much of the action, as both the Communists and the Nationalists were active there. In the eight years between the anti-imperialist and student-led May Fourth Movement of 1919 and the outbreak of civil war in 1927...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17120–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.1.20
Published: 01 February 2017
...-dominated America. If anything, today s food nostalgics seem more likely to be anti-corporatist political progressives the type of people Trump s acolytes might deride as out-of-touch coastal elites or hippies. The Trump catchphrase and food nostalgia do, however, share two notable features: They are...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 1648–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.4.8
Published: 01 November 2016
... later became known as the potato movement, or the anti-middleman movement, which was the first time in recent memory of trying to connect producers and consumers in Greece more di- rectly on a large scale. It has had some success, as anthropolo- gists have begun to document (Agelopoulos 2013; Rakopoulos...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16466–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.4.66
Published: 01 November 2016
... on middle-class kitchen counters. Health and natural wellness advocates like Robert Rodale, the founder of Prevention magazine, pro- moted yogurt as a particularly healthful food (Whorton 2000: 248; 2014: 334). Under the influence of the anti-author- itarian feminist health movement, yogurt also...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16245–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.2.45
Published: 01 May 2016
... recommended the incorporation of the Chinese into the colonial project of Manila, but as perpetual outsiders neither members of the nascent Philippine nation nor US colonial subjects, out of consideration for simmering anti-Chinese sentiment in the mainland (Bender 2009: 56 57). Stuntz s recommendation for a...