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Gastronomica. 2019; 19145–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.45
Published: 01 February 2019
...Karl J. Peterson As we celebrated the one-hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I in 2018, we recalled the extraordinary acts of heroism, both individual and cultural, which contributed to bringing about the war's conclusion. Reims, France, was literally at the front lines of the war. The...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15450–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.4.50
Published: 01 November 2015
...Tracy Bilsing The short fiction of modernist author Katherine Mansfield, in particular her work written during World War I, provides a distinctive glimpse into the civilian culture of war. Mansfield uses food imagery in her writing to accentuate a shifting sensibility and profoundly emotional...
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Gastronomica. 2009; 9432–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2009.9.4.32
Published: 01 November 2009
...andrea broomfield ““The Night the Good Ship Went Down”” examines three final meals served aboard White Star's Titanic in order to reveal a complicated story about Anglo-American relations and consumerism on the eve of World War I. This article challenges the theory that the ship was a neat...
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Gastronomica. 2009; 9315–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2009.9.3.15
Published: 01 August 2009
..., stylistic, and symbolic meanings the subject held for the artist before considering Cows in Pasture (1923, Corcoran Gallery of Art) alongside contemporaneous imagery and rhetoric employed by the U.S. dairy industry and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the decade following World War I, when milk was...
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Gastronomica. 2007; 7430–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2007.7.4.30
Published: 01 November 2007
... public nuisances best eliminated from city centers and residential districts. From 1909 to roughly World War I, planners such as George B. Ford embraced a more scientific approach to researching and addressing food distribution problems. In the interwar period, Clarence Stein and other notable regional...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12446–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.4.46
Published: 01 November 2012
... War i temporarily dis- rupted fine dining (although not dining out in public), but the popularity of dining at restaurants for the sheer enter- tainment of it resumed when rationing ended, and has by no means abated . Richard Tames, in Feeding London: A Taste of History, maintains that Newnham-Davis s...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16319–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.19
Published: 01 August 2016
... around cultural copyrights, culinary heritage, and economic revenues. In this article I return to the so-called Hummus Wars, a series of culinary undertakings performed in Lebanon and Israel in an attempt to claim ownership over hummus by setting a Guinness World Record for the largest hummus dish. I...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15470–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.4.70
Published: 01 November 2015
... with the genetic structures of grain to make them shorter, sturdier, and more productive and increasingly nutritious. VICTORIA ADVOCATE NEWSPAPER (1968) THE POST WORLD WAR I I construction of the development apparatus brought hunger within the purview of scientific knowledge. In the 1940s, media...
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Gastronomica. 2005; 5226–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2005.5.2.26
Published: 01 May 2005
...alma marin The world has always been imperfect. I just didn't pay much attention, like so many people who go about their lives ignoring atrocities, war, hunger as if such things happened only in books or films. And even when I found myself in the middle of the chaos of war, for a long time I...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20183–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.83
Published: 01 February 2020
... orange, Jay Mechling points to Richard Wright s autobiography Black Boy (1945), in which Wright recalls cherishing a Christmas orange during his impoverished childhood in the South following World War I (Mechling 1999: 120). Mechling also mentions American films, such as the 1994 adaptation of Louisa May...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20123–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.23
Published: 01 February 2020
... result of being exposed to mustard gas during the war, worsened. Early in my stay in their fifth-floor home, I could not help noticing that Parvin and her twenty-five-year-old daughter, Haleh, were absolutely smitten with jello. In the two months I lived with them, they and I must have made jello seven...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20169–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.69
Published: 01 February 2020
... in two sizes, pro- portioned for regular or small families. This was the cook- book my mother used as a young homemaker after the war, and she ticked off the recipes she liked best, though I suspect she served some of them only on fancy occasions, as I don t remember her making fussy little dessert...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20193–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... distant foods without regard to growing seasons or spoilage, has been viewed as both mirac- ulous and dubious. Zeide begins each chapter with an iconic canned food, such as condensed milk to describe canning in its infancy dur- ing the U.S. Civil War or tuna to describe the 1950s, a decade in which...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20146–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.46
Published: 01 February 2020
... defi- nition of what makes food good (Griffiths and Wallace 1998). Rationing during the war era meant ethical consumers restricted what they ate. After World War II, at the very time when it should have been possible for individuals to celebrate the end of food shortages and avail themselves of an...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19478–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.78
Published: 01 November 2019
... boarding school in Massachusetts, Maytag went to Stanford University in 1955 to study American literature ( I wanted to study ideas ) but still felt upended by the evils of World War II. I had kind of given up on the West, he explained, in his oral history. [L]ike so many young people, I was ready to...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194108–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.108
Published: 01 November 2019
... rather to a rational narrative of expansion. This is not to say that the authors are sympathetic to companies like ABInBev. In multiple chapters ABInBev, currently the largest beer-producing company in the world, is described as an efficiency-seeking machine. ABInBev s managers shut down companies, lay...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19428–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.28
Published: 01 November 2019
... World War), many Icelanders launched intensive personal and collective Anglicization campaigns, often erasing all outward signs of Icelandic difference. Frequently, Icelanders changed their names and numerous material practices, including the wearing of customary Icelandic clothing, and avoided speaking...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19410–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.10
Published: 01 November 2019
... (2004: 13 34). I would also suggest that Ferguson s claim is debatable even without leaving Europe. On the possibility of something akin to gastronomy in the Greco-Roman world, see Garnsey (1999: 113 27) and, in the Renaissance, see Albala (2002: 241 94). See also Flandrin s (1999) essay on the...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19460–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.60
Published: 01 November 2019
... Palestinian hosts and their Israeli-Jewish guests. In this article, I argue that food tours in Palestinian towns in Israel allow Palestinian citizens of Israel to express controversial sociopolitical messages and discuss them with Israeli-Jewish participants thanks to the unique characteristics of food...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19498–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.98
Published: 01 November 2019
... wholesaling and shipment to world mar- kets, and their final consumption. This work is underpinned by debates from political ecology, livelihoods literature, and commodity chain analyses, and draws on ethnographic field- work spanning the past twenty years in these uplands. In this brief piece, we focus on...