Anthropology roundup: “Sidney Mintz, Founding Father of Food Anthropology, Has Died…

Sidney Mintz, Founding Father of Food Anthropology, Has Died
The Daily Meal
Sidney Mintz, the cultural anthropologist credited with founding the field of food anthropology, has died at the age of 93, Mintz’s wife has confirmed. Though he taught a number of subjects over the course of his career and is also credited with .

Sidney Mintz: the father of food anthropology
Bend Bulletin
Sidney Mintz, a renowned cultural anthropologist who provocatively linked Britain’s insatiable sweet tooth with slavery, capitalism and imperialism, died Sunday in Plainsboro, New Jersey. He was 93. The cause was a severe head injury from a fall, his
Sidney Mintz, father of ‘food anthropology,’ dies at 93The Times of Israel

Remembering Sidney Mintz

Ellen Messer
Tufts University

Sid Mintz was the greatest food anthropologist of all time.  A dedicated social-justice scholar-activist, he produced path-breaking studies of Caribbean sugar-cane workers (Worker in the Cane. A Puerta Rican Life History (W.W.Norton, 1974), then turned his attention to the larger political-economic context in which sugar transformed diets and lives (Sweetness and Power. The Place of Sugar in Modern History (Viking Penguin, 1985)).

Groundbreaking former JHU anthropology professor Sidney Mintz dies
Baltimore Sun
Sidney Mintz, the groundbreaking Johns Hopkins University professor known as “the father of food anthropology,” died Dec. 27 in New Jersey from a head injury that he suffered during a fall. Dr. Mintz, who was known on the Hopkins campus as “Sidney the .

Sidney Mintz, Founding Father of Food Anthropology, Has DiedThe Daily Meal

Rebuttal of Decade-Old Accusations Against Researchers RoilsAnthropology …
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
The annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association opened here on Wednesday, and its official theme is “The End/s of Anthropology.” But people here might suspect that one thing will never end: the controversy surrounding Darkness in El .

Debating the End of the Human Terrain System, Part 2

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