skip to content
Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food.

Author: Candice Lee Goucher
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Since 1492, the distinct cultures, peoples, and languages of four continents have met in the Caribbean and intermingled in wave after wave of post-Columbian encounters, with foods and their styles of preparation being among the most consumable of the converging cultural elements. This book traces the pathways of migrants and travellers and the mixing of their cultures in the Caribbean from the Atlantic slave trade  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goucher, Candice.
Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Candice Lee Goucher
ISBN: 9781317517337 1317517334
OCLC Number: 898771528
Notes: Global Food Fusion in Caribbean History.
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations and Map; List of Recipes; Preface; Introduction: The Creole Continuum of Foodways; Creole Culture in the Caribbean Crucible; Creole Cuisine; A Global Historical Narrative; One Gastronomic Voyages: Magical Foods of the Atlantic World; Gastronomic Voyages; In the Wake of Columbus; Fishing African Shores; Sailing with Salted Cod; African Salt Production; Caribbean Salt Production; Maritime Encounters; The First Voyagers: Indigenous Cuisines; Fishing the Prehistoric Caribbean; Early European Chroniclers. Magical Fruits of ParadiseCooking with Salt Cod; Portuguese Bacalhau; Caribbean Salt Fish; Pepper Pots; Along the Creole Continuum; Preserving Food and Flavor; Jerked Meats; Marinades; Tasting Modernity; Two From African Kitchens: Food and the Atlantic Slave Trade; The Transatlantic Slave Trade; African Foodways Remembered; Early Food Production in Africa; Trading Foods and Beliefs; Foods Making Meanings; African-European Coastal Encounters; Culinary Exchanges; The Cook Who Would Be King; Slavery, Food, and Hunger; Foods of the Middle Passage; Saltwater Slaves and Cannibals. Domination and ResistanceFoodways of the African Homeland Arrive in the Caribbean; Anancy the Spider-Cook; One Day, One Day, Congotay; The Enslaved African's Kitchen; Rice and Provisions; Coconuts, Corn, "and Plantains Make It Good"; Excavating African Continuities; Meals in the Great House; Taverns, Punch Houses, and Garrisons; The African-Caribbean Continuum; Three Devil-King Sugar: Hierarchies of Caribbean Foodways; Devil-King Sugar; Sugar's History; Expanding Caribbean Sugar Production; Copper Cauldrons; Sugar and Labor; Sugar and Caribbean Cultural Innovations. Cannes Brûlées: Performing the History of SugarCooking with Sugar; Indentured Labor: Asian Contributions to Caribbean Cultureand Cuisine; Transporting Cuisines; Ancient Foodways, New Borrowings; Finding East Indian Identity; Chinese Immigration; Caribbean Curry and Roti; Gifts of Sugar; Drinking Sugar; Distilled Spirits; Kill-Devil; Hot and Cold; Spiced Drinks; Sugar and the Caribbean Body; Four From Poisoned Roots: Feeding Power and Resistance; Food as Domination and Resistance; Poisons and Power; Obeah and War: Planting Resistance; The Marketplace; Feeding the Ancestors and Spirits. African Food Practices and BeliefsGourmet Gods; Fasting and Feasting: Christmas and Other Holidays; I-tal Foods of the Rastafarians; Asian-Caribbean Religious Foods; Hidden at the Hearth; Five For the Love of Food: Sexuality and the Caribbean Kitchen; Food and Family in the Caribbean; Gender and the Caribbean Kitchen; Demography and Gender; Binary Divides; Gendered Space; Gendered Transmission of Knowledge; Liming; Food and Procreation; Aphrodisiacs; Callaloo; Potent Food and Drink; Cooking Transgressions; Dangerous Cooking, Dangerous Foods; Dangerous Dining; The Silence and Sounds of Food.

Abstract:

Since 1492, the distinct cultures, peoples, and languages of four continents have met in the Caribbean and intermingled in wave after wave of post-Columbian encounters, with foods and their styles of preparation being among the most consumable of the converging cultural elements. This book traces the pathways of migrants and travellers and the mixing of their cultures in the Caribbean from the Atlantic slave trade to the modern tourism economy. As an object of cultural exchange and global trade, food offers an intriguing window into this world. The many topics covered in the book include foodw.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

*** Winner of the Gourmand World Award for best book on Caribbean cuisine and culture 2015 ***"This excellent book introduces Caribbean history to world historians in a truly delightful way. Using Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/898771528> # Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
   library:oclcnum "898771528" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Place/hoboken> ; # Hoboken
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/cooking_caribbean_history> ; # Cooking, Caribbean--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/social_conditions> ; # Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/cooking_creole_history> ; # Cooking, Creole--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/civilization_african_influences> ; # Civilization--African influences
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/food_habits_caribbean_area_history> ; # Food habits--Caribbean Area--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/food_caribbean_area_history> ; # Food--Caribbean Area--History
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/641.59729/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Place/caribbean_area> ; # Caribbean Area.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/manners_and_customs> ; # Manners and customs
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/food_habits> ; # Food habits
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/cooking_creole> ; # Cooking, Creole
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/intercultural_communication_caribbean_area_history> ; # Intercultural communication--Caribbean Area--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/intercultural_communication> ; # Intercultural communication
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/food> ; # Food
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/cooking_caribbean> ; # Cooking, Caribbean
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/cooking_general> ; # COOKING--General
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Person/goucher_candice_lee> ; # Candice Lee Goucher
   schema:datePublished "2014" ;
   schema:description "Since 1492, the distinct cultures, peoples, and languages of four continents have met in the Caribbean and intermingled in wave after wave of post-Columbian encounters, with foods and their styles of preparation being among the most consumable of the converging cultural elements. This book traces the pathways of migrants and travellers and the mixing of their cultures in the Caribbean from the Atlantic slave trade to the modern tourism economy. As an object of cultural exchange and global trade, food offers an intriguing window into this world. The many topics covered in the book include foodw."@en ;
   schema:description "Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations and Map; List of Recipes; Preface; Introduction: The Creole Continuum of Foodways; Creole Culture in the Caribbean Crucible; Creole Cuisine; A Global Historical Narrative; One Gastronomic Voyages: Magical Foods of the Atlantic World; Gastronomic Voyages; In the Wake of Columbus; Fishing African Shores; Sailing with Salted Cod; African Salt Production; Caribbean Salt Production; Maritime Encounters; The First Voyagers: Indigenous Cuisines; Fishing the Prehistoric Caribbean; Early European Chroniclers."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1359791410> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#CreativeWork/congotay_congotay_a_global_history_of_caribbean_food> ;
   schema:name "Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food."@en ;
   schema:productID "898771528" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/898771528#PublicationEvent/hoboken_taylor_and_francis_2014> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Agent/taylor_and_francis> ; # Taylor and Francis
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1900181> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=929300> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781317517337> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/898771528> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Agent/taylor_and_francis> # Taylor and Francis
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Taylor and Francis" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Person/goucher_candice_lee> # Candice Lee Goucher
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Goucher" ;
   schema:givenName "Candice Lee" ;
   schema:name "Candice Lee Goucher" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Place/caribbean_area> # Caribbean Area.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Caribbean Area." ;
   schema:name "Caribbean Area" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/civilization_african_influences> # Civilization--African influences
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Civilization--African influences"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/cooking_caribbean_history> # Cooking, Caribbean--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cooking, Caribbean--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/cooking_creole_history> # Cooking, Creole--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cooking, Creole--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/food_caribbean_area_history> # Food--Caribbean Area--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Food--Caribbean Area--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/food_habits_caribbean_area_history> # Food habits--Caribbean Area--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Food habits--Caribbean Area--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/intercultural_communication> # Intercultural communication
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Intercultural communication"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/intercultural_communication_caribbean_area_history> # Intercultural communication--Caribbean Area--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Intercultural communication--Caribbean Area--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#Topic/manners_and_customs> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1359791410#CreativeWork/congotay_congotay_a_global_history_of_caribbean_food>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/898771528> ; # Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781317517337>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1317517334" ;
   schema:isbn "9781317517337" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.