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Author LaCombe, Michael A.
Title Political gastronomy : food and authority in the English Atlantic world / Michael A. LaCombe.
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  E46 .L33 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Early American studies
Early American studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-215) and index.
Contents "Commutative goodnesse" : food and leadership -- "Art of authority" : hunger, plenty, and the common stores -- "By shewing power purchasing authoritie" : gender, status, and food exchanges -- "Would rather want then borrow, or starve then not pay" : refiguring English dependency -- "A continuall and dayly table for gentlemen of fashion" : eating like a governor -- "To manifest the greater state" : English and Indians at table -- Conclusion : "When flesh was food" : reimagining the early period after 1660.
Subject North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Food -- Political aspects -- North America -- History.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Social conditions.
Colonists -- North America -- Attitudes.
Indians of North America -- Food -- Political aspects.
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans.
ISBN 0812244184 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780812244182 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 760532812