Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U. S. Identity

Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U. S. Identity

by Doris Witt

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195110623
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/28/1999
Series: Race and American Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1630L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Prologue 3(18)
Part I Servant Problems 21(58)
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
Part II Soul Food and Black Masculinity 79(76)
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
Part III Black Female Hunger 155(56)
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 211(6)
Appendix 217(1)
African American Cookbooks 217(4)
Chronological Bibliography of Cookbooks by African Americans 221(8)
Notes 229(24)
Works Cited 253(29)
Index 282

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