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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 102–103.
Published: 01 August 2020
... changing dynamics of land use for small-scale farmers and on the over six hundred thousand undocumented migrant farmworkers largely employed in near-slave conditions in the Italian agribusiness sector. A couple of weeks ago, an appeal of the peasant activist as- sociation Terra/Terra discussed how small...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 12–29.
Published: 01 May 2020
... dispossession of land and the exclusion of non- whitemen fromtheability toown landbasedoncolonial construc- tions of property (Manzella 2017). In particular, the deployment of the yeomanmythmust beunderstoodas co-emergingwith chat- tel slavery in the colonies (Gordon-Reed 2000). Letters from Jefferson to James...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 108–109.
Published: 01 November 2019
... chaos of all kinds, uprooting Native American gardens or outcompeting deer for forage. And when Native Americans retaliated, killing the loose animals, conflict, and then Native dispossession, followed. Hog farming also deepened the development of capitalism and slavery, the legacy of which lurks in our...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 109–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
... outcompeting deer for forage. And when Native Americans retaliated, killing the loose animals, conflict, and then Native dispossession, followed. Hog farming also deepened the development of capitalism and slavery, the legacy of which lurks in our food. Just consider a recipe for Boston Baked Beans, the...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 55–64.
Published: 01 February 2019
... take the bitter edge off their imported tea or coffee. To tell the history of how this demand was met, one needs to delve into many bitter topics: slavery, imperial conquest, racialized violence, war, and trade embargoes. Domestic sugar production is less dubious to- day, but sugar consumption is more...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 33–44.
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) 18 (4): 107–108.
Published: 01 November 2018
...=reprints . 2018 Sugar: The World Corrupted, from Slavery to Obesity James Walvin New York : Pegasus Books , 2018 xxiv + 325 pp. $27.951 (cloth) culinary practice, with that of twentieth-century cookbooks pro- moting cooking as a joy (pp.54 64). Her participants also illu- minate how...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 106–107.
Published: 01 November 2018
... present. Lindi J. Masur, University of Toronto Sugar: The World Corrupted, from Slavery to Obesity James Walvin New York: Pegasus Books, 2018 xxiv + 325 pp. $27.951 (cloth) In his masterful Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History, the cultural anthropologist Sidney Mintz traced King...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 36–47.
Published: 01 November 2017
... women from kitchen slavery. More importantly, it is here that the bourgeois way of feeding oneself would dis- appear once and for all (Nérard 2014: 87 92). While the can- teen trend experienced unprecedented growth between 1918 and 1924, that early attempt failed (Borrero 2003: 143 56; Borrero 1997...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Before they were spying on each other, Cadbury and Row- ntree had another problem in common that was much bigger than chocolate espionage; both companies had been accused of sourcing cocoa made by slave labor for their confectionar- ies.1 William Cadbury got the first inkling this may be occur- ring in...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 98–101.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., the mammy figure General Mills has been using to sell pancakes since the 1890s, is tasked with softening historical memories of slavery. This particular call for historical amne- sia comes in the guise of a cheerful servant who is free from bitterness and eager to pave the way for interregional...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 February 2016
... termination of slavery in 1833 brought about a great migration of Indian workers from the subcontinent to various sugar islands, filling a new scarcity of laborers on former slave plantations. Coming from recruitment depots in places such as Bihar and the United Provinces, these laborers together represented...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (4): 18–26.
Published: 01 November 2015
... industry. These dominant visions are contested, of course. As historians have recently made clear, conflicts over the Lowcountry past and its instantiation in the landscape stretch back to the era of slavery (Roberts and Kytle 2012). For all these reasons and more, the Lowcountry is often presented and...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (4): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... hereditary. There is nothing individ- ual, unique, thoughtful, or cerebral about what I do. I made the mistake of thinking in public like a slave making eye contact. I wrote a letter to the local food critic ex- plaining why some chefs don t make substitutions or excep- tions on menu items. This relates...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (3): 18–27.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... As Juan Williams (2006: x) wrote in Black Farm- ers in America: The black farm is a symbol rich in these democratic ideals even today. It is a Garden of Eden in the African American memory where the first black slaves, after the Civil War, worked to regain the humanity that had been robbed from...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (1): 44–55.
Published: 01 February 2015
... one of the Senegalese women Brock cooks with, saying, It s nice that you eat the same things in America that we do in Senegal (Eddy 2013). While it is certainly true that some foodstuffs and cooking techniques were brought over by slaves during the Atlantic slave trade (Carney and Rosomoff 2009; R...
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Gastronomica (2013) 13 (3): 22–31.
Published: 01 August 2013
... region s troubles38 This is because the trouble of West Africa goes beyond the poverty of Askino- sie s Tanzanian farmer or Kallari s sweetly smiling Ecuador- ian children. This trouble is the egregious blight of slavery. While the international slave trade has been formally prohibited for two...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 27–30.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Guyana have had to reckon with the impos- ing ethnic legacy left behind from England s colonial rule of Guyana descendants of slaves who worked the coastal cane fields and descendants of indentured servants brought from India when slavery was abolished . Together, the two latter groups account for 90...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2012
... iN t e r 2 0 1 2 English merchant ships and cargo and press the crews into slavery . The pirates grew even braver and began harassing the British coastline, capturing villagers and selling them as slaves; in 1617, the English caught an Algerian pirate ship going up the Thames . Finally, in 1620 the...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 37–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
... meters deep on the Chinchas . Having accumulated in one of the driest spots on earth, the guano retained its nitrogen and was valued as a fabulously effective fertilizer . It was not, however, either desirable or frankly honorable . Carrying coolies was scarcely different from slavery, and the despised...