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The Resource Black hunger : food and the politics of U.S. identity, Doris Witt, (electronic resource)

Black hunger : food and the politics of U.S. identity, Doris Witt, (electronic resource)

Label
Black hunger : food and the politics of U.S. identity
Title
Black hunger
Title remainder
food and the politics of U.S. identity
Statement of responsibility
Doris Witt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The creation of the Aunt Jemima trademark from an 1889 performance of a play called "The Emigrant" helped codify a pervasive connection between African-American women and food. This work demonstrates how this connection has operated as a central structuring dynamic in 20th-century America
Member of
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Witt, Doris
Dewey number
305.896/073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Race and American culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Food
  • Racism
Label
Black hunger : food and the politics of U.S. identity, Doris Witt, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-281) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prologue; One: "Look Ma, the Real Aunt Jemima!": Consuming Identities under Capitalism; Two: Biscuits Are Being Beaten: Craig Claiborne and the Epistemology of the Kitchen Dominatrix; Three: "Eating Chitterlings Is Like Going Slumming": Soul Food and Its Discontents; Four: "Pork or Women": Purity and Danger in the Nation of Islam; Five: Of Watermelon and Men: Dick Gregory's Cloacal Continuum; Six: "My Kitchen Was the World": Vertamae Smart Grosvenor's Geechee Diaspora; Seven: "How Mama Started to Get Large": Eating Disorders, Fetal Rights, and Black Female Appetite; Epilogue
Control code
ocn567929614
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602561625
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567929614
Label
Black hunger : food and the politics of U.S. identity, Doris Witt, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-281) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prologue; One: "Look Ma, the Real Aunt Jemima!": Consuming Identities under Capitalism; Two: Biscuits Are Being Beaten: Craig Claiborne and the Epistemology of the Kitchen Dominatrix; Three: "Eating Chitterlings Is Like Going Slumming": Soul Food and Its Discontents; Four: "Pork or Women": Purity and Danger in the Nation of Islam; Five: Of Watermelon and Men: Dick Gregory's Cloacal Continuum; Six: "My Kitchen Was the World": Vertamae Smart Grosvenor's Geechee Diaspora; Seven: "How Mama Started to Get Large": Eating Disorders, Fetal Rights, and Black Female Appetite; Epilogue
Control code
ocn567929614
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 292 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602561625
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567929614

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