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Author Tompkins, Kyla Wazana, author.

Title Racial indigestion : eating bodies in the 19th century / Kyla Wazana Tompkins.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2012]
2012

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Description 1 online resource (323 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Graham, Sylvester, 1794-1851.
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 -- Criticism and interpretation.
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.
Food in literature.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Tompkins, Kyla Wazana. Racial indigestion : eating bodies in the 19th century. New York : New York University Press, [2012] xiii, 275 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates ; 23 cm America and the long 19th century 9780814770023
ISBN 9780814770023 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814770030 (pb : alk. paper)
9780814738375 (e-book)

 
    
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