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Author Tompkins, Kyla Wazana.
Title Racial indigestion : eating bodies in the nineteenth century / Kyla Wazana Tompkins.
Published New York : New York University Press, c2012.
Book Cover
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 Floor2  GT2853.U5 T66 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiii, 275 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.
Series America and the long 19th century
America and the long 19th century.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: eating bodies in the nineteenth century -- Kitchen insurrections -- "She made the table a snare to them": Sylvester Graham's imperial dietetics -- "Everything 'cept eat us": the mouth as political organ in the antebellum novel -- A wholesome girl: addiction, Grahamite dietetics and Louisa May Alcott's Rose Campbell novels -- "What's de use talking 'bout dem 'mendments?": trade cards and consumer citizenship at the end of the nineteenth century -- Conclusion: racial indigestion.
Subject Food habits -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Diet -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Cooking -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Human body -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Graham, Sylvester, 1794-1851.
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Food in literature.
ISBN 9780814770023 (cl : alk. paper)
0814770029 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814770030 (pb : alk. paper)
0814770037 (pb : alk. paper)
9780814770054 (ebook)
0814770053 (ebook)
9780814738375 (ebook)
0814738370 (ebook)
OCLC number 764339576