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Review: Eating the Ocean

Eating the Ocean. Elspeth Probyn. Duke University Press, 2016.

L. G. Brown (Indiana University)

In, Eating the Ocean, Elspeth Probyn contributes to an anthropology of food in two ways. 2,676 more words

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Plummer-Vinson Syndrome with Mutilans Rheumatoid Arthritis

I recently came across some strange x-rays of a hand. At first, I thought the deformation of the bone and hand tissue was perhaps due to an accident of some sort, but the longer I looked at the x-ray, the less sense that made to me. 265 more words

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What FoodAnthro is reading now, October 17, 2017

A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to dberiss@gmail.com or hunterjo@gmail.com. 435 more words

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No Place Like Home: Aristotle and Topos

For Aristotle, place or topos is not the abstract, absolute points expressed by a Cartesian grid extendingout into infinity.

Rather place is that which holds and contains; it has a sense of rightness and belonging which every being innately knows. 388 more words

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Review: The Taste Culture Reader (2nd Edition)

The Taste Culture Reader: Experiencing Food and Drink. 2nd edition. Carolyn Korsmeyer (ed). Bloomsbury, 2016.

Greg de Saint-Maurice (University of Toronto and EHESS) 884 more words

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Recovery Workers, Latinx Foodways, and Small-Business Development in New Orleans

Blog Editor’s note: This is the first installment in FoodAnthropology’s new series on Latinx foodways in North America. We welcome contributions from researchers in this area. 1,085 more words

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Latinx Foodways in North America: A Blog Series

Sarah Fouts, series editor
Postdoctoral Fellow
Latin American and Latino Studies Program
Lehigh University

From threats of “taco trucks on every corner” and immigration raids in restaurants to the (de)criminalization of street vendors, Latinx foodways are front and center in the current political context. 163 more words

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