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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 1–8.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Mary Neuburger; Keith Livers This introduction examines how food and foodways were used in Russia and in the Communist Bloc nations of Eastern and Central Europe as a means of envisioning and implementing the idea of a utopian future in the here and now. In the case of Russia, food imagery had been...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 110.
Published: 01 May 2016
...=reprints . 2016 High Society Dinners: Dining in Tsarist Russia Yuri Lotman and Jelena Pogosjan Translated by Marian Schwartz , edited and with an introduction by Darra Goldstein Totnes : Prospect Books , 2014 444 pp. Illustrations. £30.00 (cloth) High Society Dinners: Dining in...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 26–35.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the push for extreme ideological and social cohesion at the heart of Russia's re-embrace of nationalism and empire in the twenty-first century. The author also employs a broad array of food/eating images to critique the country's long-standing tradition of consuming utopian ideologies—from Dostoevsky...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 9–25.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Ronald D. LeBlanc The modern slaughterhouse has figured as an important ethical and political issue in many developed countries. In late imperial and early Soviet Russia, the ethics and politics of industrialized slaughterhouses are illustrated in sharply contrasting ways in the fates of two...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 67–78.
Published: 01 May 2020
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 91–92.
Published: 01 February 2020
... an agrarian way of life that elsewhere has been largely lost in the quest for modernity. Like other cuisines of Eastern Europe and Russia, potatoes, beets and cabbage keep their seats at the table, with corn and wheat being the main staples. What is less expected is that nearly every recipe has...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 February 2020
... gadgets like food processors and yogurt makers). In this way, Goldstein successfully evokes in the reader a sense of nostalgia for an agrarian way of life that elsewhere has been largely lost in the quest for modernity. Like other cuisines of Eastern Europe and Russia, potatoes, beets and cabbage keep...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 106–107.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of modernity and feder- alism. One narrative today positions the micro-distiller as a neoliberal patriot embracing and protecting his freedom from burdensome government regulation to produce a distinc- tive American spirit to replace the vodka from Russia or the gin from Europe in cocktails so...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 29–40.
Published: 01 August 2019
... moved to Siberia in 1993, only eigh- teen months after the collapse of the Soviet Union, we were among the first few Americans to live and work on the Asian side of Russia during that historic period of economic, political, and social transition.1 It was a difficult time for everyone in Russia an era of...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): vi–vii.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Side of Russia: A Slice of Life in Siberia and the Russian Far East (2003), T-Bone Whacks and Caviar Snacks: Cooking with Two Texans in Siberia and the Russian Far East (2018), and Food on the Move: Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World (editor, 2019). Jose e Johnston is Professor of...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 20–28.
Published: 01 August 2019
... contrast to the indigenous hunter-forager peoples who populated the northern fringes of the Pontic-Caspian steppe at the forest/steppe interface of southern Ukraine and Russia to their east. With the establishment of the Cri culture, dairying and cheesemaking became firmly entrenched at the western ter...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 May 2016
... plant in particular. Pilnyak's Meat: A Novel (1936), which reads like a Soviet(ized) version of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle (1907), shows how under a socialist system the negative features of the tsarist-era meat business can be eliminated in Stalinist Russia without having to sacrifice industrial...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (2): 82–86.
Published: 01 May 2019
... study Russian social class dynamics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. I went on to a PhD program in anthropol- ogy and ended up having James Watson on my committee, just when he was starting to do his work on McDonald s in Asia. That was also a moment when Russia was undergoing dramatic...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): iv–x.
Published: 01 February 2019
... through. Babushka jam, clearly, was sacred. When I became editor of Gastronomica at the end of 2012, it was these memories of food and company from my time in Russia that inspired my vision for the journal. I wanted to take food as the inspiration for setting a metaphorical table that would bring us all...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 14–32.
Published: 01 February 2019
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 88–101.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . 2017 Buratino nostalgia Soviet Union Russia Kazakhstan marketing beverages Marketing Soviet Nostalgia: The Many Faces of Buratino I was born to make people happy. The Adventures of Buratino Everyone knows that the foods of childhood have special powers. One bite, one sip, one waft of...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 54–70.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., i.e., that everyone shares a similar physical constitution (and ends up distilled into comparably looking, and presumably tasting, brews). The timing of the editions, however, positions them more polemically. In 2009 an economic recession hit Russia, and incited a nativist, nationalist far-right...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): iv–x.
Published: 01 August 2018
... not unique to Russia, but appear in many other places, such as in the United States, where homeless shelters and food banks are increasingly expanding their food relief programs to include food for the nonhuman companions that accompany human clients. Collectively, such incidents reveal intriguing...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 14–27.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., Scotland, northwest Russia, and Latvia, where promotion of the positive health attributes of the fruit have been used to increase consumption, and marketing has G A S T R O N O M IC A 16 F A L L 2 0 1 8 focused on a Northern image of purity and healthiness. 12 In 2009, the Centre de recherche Les Buissons...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (2): 59–72.
Published: 01 May 2018
...-mentioned research I draw on multiple studies of con- sumption under European communism, most notably: Gronow (2003) and Reid (1997, 2002) on Soviet Russia; Bren and Neuburger (2012) on Eastern Europe; Ivanov (2011) for a discussion of Bulgarian communist prosperity; and Grigorova (2013) for an...