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Political Gastronomy

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Michael A. LaCombe teaches history at Adelphi University.Texte du rabat Political Gastronomy examines the many meanings of food a... Lire la suite
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Michael A. LaCombe teaches history at Adelphi University.



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Political Gastronomy examines the many meanings of food as a symbol of power in the daily life and the political culture of early America. Struggling to establish status and precedence, English settlers and American Indians alike conveyed authority through shared meals and other significant exchanges of food.



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Introduction Chapter 1. "Commutative Goodnesse": Food and Leadership Chapter 2. "Art of Authority": Hunger, Plenty, and the Common Stores Chapter 3. "By Shewing Power Purchasing Authoritie": Gender, Status, and Food Exchanges Chapter 4. "Would Rather Want Then Borrow, or Starve Then Not Pay": Refiguring English Dependency Chapter 5. "A Continuall and Dayly Table for Gentlemen of Fashion": Eating Like a Governor Chapter 6. "To Manifest the Greater State": English and Indians at Table Conclusion. "When Flesh Was Food": Reimagining the Early Period after 1660 Notes Index Acknowledgments

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Titre: Political Gastronomy
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Code EAN: 9780812244182
ISBN: 978-0-8122-4418-2
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: University of Pennsylvania Press
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 240
Poids: g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm
Année: 2012
Auflage: New.

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