Dethroning the deceitful pork chop : rethinking African American foodways from slavery to Obama / edited by Jennifer Jensen Wallach.
- Fayetteville : The University of Arkansas Press, 2015.
- Food and foodways.
Food and foodways
xxvi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- African Americans -- Food.
Food habits -- United States.
Food preferences -- United States.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Arkansas Fayetteville.
- 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.
- "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:
- 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)
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