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Dethroning the deceitful pork chop : rethinking African American foodways from slavery to Obama / edited by Jennifer Jensen Wallach.

Publication:
Fayetteville : The University of Arkansas Press, 2015.
Series:
Food and foodways.
Food and foodways
Format/Description:
Book
xxvi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Food.
Food habits -- United States.
Food preferences -- United States.
Place of Publication:
United States Arkansas Fayetteville.
Contents:
Part I. Archives. Foodways and resistance: cassava, poison, and natural histories in the Early Americas / Kelly Wisecup; Native American contributions to African American foodways: slavery, colonialism, and cusine / Robert A. Gilmer; Black women's food writing and the archive of Black women's history / Marcia Chatelain; A Date with a Dish: revisiting Freda De Knight's African American cuisine / Katharina Vester; What's the difference between soul food and southern cooking? The classification of cookbooks in American libraries / Gretchen L. Hoffman
Part II. Representations. Creole cuisine as culinary border culture: reading recipes as testimonies of hybrid identity and cultural heritage / Christine Marks; Feast of the Mau Mau: Christianity, conjure, and the origins of Soul Food / Anthony J. Stanonis; The sassy black cook and the return of the magical Negress: popular representations of Black women's food work / Kimberly D. Nettles-Barcelón; Mighty matriarchs kill it with a skillet: critical reading popular representations of Black Womanhood and food / Jessica Kenyatta Walker; Looking through prism optics: toward an understanding of Michelle Obama's food reform / Lindsey R. Swindall
Part III. Politics. Theft, food labor, and culinary insurrection in the Virginia Plantation yard / Christopher Farrish; Dethroning the deceitful pork chop: food reform at the Tuskegee Institute / Jennifer Jensen Wallach; Domestic restaurants, foreign tongues: performing African and eating American in the US Civil Rights Era / Audrey Russek
Freedom's farms: activism and sustenance in rural Mississippi / Angela Jill Cooley; After forty acres: food security, urban agriculture, and Black food citizenship / Vivian N. Halloran
Afterword / Rebecca Sharpless.
Notes:
"Designed by Liz Lester."
Foreword by Psyche Williams-Forson.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has gold and white sticker "Choice. Outstanding Academic Title" on front cover.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2015
Contributor:
Wallach, Jennifer Jensen, 1974- editor.
Williams-Forson, Psyche, writer of foreword.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Cookbooks (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1557286795
9781557286796
OCLC:
908991265
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