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Racial indigestion [electronic resource] : eating bodies in the 19th century / Kyla Wazana Tompkins.

Tompkins, Kyla Wazana. (Author). Ebooks Corporation (Added Author).
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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.

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  • ISBN: 0814738370 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780814738375 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2012.

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General Note: Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 late nineteenth- -- Century consumer citizenship -- Conclusion : racial indigestion.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
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