Tag: coffee

Six Coffees

tabsir , October 6th, 2021


Check out this article on six different kinds of coffee in the Middle East on Middle East Eye.


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Yemen in 1917

tabsir , May 26th, 2021


The British Government issued an official handbook on Yemen in 1917. This has recently been uploaded to the Qatar Digital Library. One of the sections gives a general…


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Farmer Talk

Chelsea Horton , January 13th, 2021


Facing language problems in Peru’s new coffee economy During a recent trip to the Andean-Amazonian foothills of Southern Peru, I hiked out to a remote corner of the…


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Nicholas Emlen on his book, Language, Coffee, and Migration on an Andean-Amazonian Frontier

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https://uapress.arizona.edu/book/language-coffee-and-migration-on-an-andean-amazonian-frontier Interview by Gaya Morris This book is an ethnography of multilingualism in the Alto Urubamba Valley, on …


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The Colour of Coffee: Racism, Gender and Coffee Consumption in 19th Century Algeria

Nina Studer , September 25th, 2019


Today, coffee is consumed everywhere in the world. Despite its neo-colonial forms of production, it is a drink which brings people together, but the consumption of coffee in…


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2017 Christine Wilson Award Winners!

foodanthro , October 30th, 2017


We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Christine Wilson Awards. These awards are presented to outstanding undergraduate and graduate student research papers that examine topics…


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A seat at the bar: Issues of race and class in the world of specialty coffee

Ryan , August 22nd, 2016


This entry is part 3 of 3 in the Anthropologies #22 series. For the third installment of the anthropologies food issue, we have an essay from William Cotter…


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Third Wave Coffee and the Formation of Taste (and Value)

Ted Fischer , August 22nd, 2016


–> “Orange blossom, white tea, syrupy” “Grapefruit, spicy pepper, olive oil” “Chocolate, red berries, roasted barley” The language used to talk about new high-end coffee comes straight out…


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Third Wave Coffee and the Formation of Taste (and Value)

Ted Fischer , August 22nd, 2016


–> “Orange blossom, white tea, syrupy” “Grapefruit, spicy pepper, olive oil” “Chocolate, red berries, roasted barley” The language used to talk about new high-end coffee comes straight out…


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Third Wave Coffee and the Formation of Taste (and Value)

Unknown , August 22nd, 2016


–> “Orange blossom, white tea, syrupy” “Grapefruit, spicy pepper, olive oil” “Chocolate, red berries, roasted barley” The language used to talk about new high-end coffee comes straight out…


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Third Wave Coffee and the Formation of Taste (and Value)

Ted Fischer , August 22nd, 2016


–> “Orange blossom, white tea, syrupy” “Grapefruit, spicy pepper, olive oil” “Chocolate, red berries, roasted barley” The language used to talk about new high-end coffee comes straight out…


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anthro in the news 9/21/15

anthropologyworks , September 21st, 2015


  North American totem pole; source: Erika Wittlieb, Creative Commons Indigenous tourism offers hope CBA Canada reported on a gathering of iIndigenous groups from around the world in…


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anthro in the news 9/14/15

anthropologyworks , September 14th, 2015


  “ Refugees from Syria arrive in Europe (Photo from Al Jazeera)   Refugees in Europe: Care is reasonable and possible Bloomberg News carried an article on the European…


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Coffee rituals and resistance to domination

Matt Thompson , July 20th, 2015


Remember resistance to domination? This was a very popular theme in cultural studies in the late ’90s and early ’00s. Eventually it reached a saturation point where, like…


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Anthro in the news 5/18/15

anthropologyworks , May 17th, 2015


Disenchantment and British politics Emma Crewe, social anthropologist and research associate at SOAS, the University of London, published an op-ed in the Times Higher Education (U.K.) on how…


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Brazil’s Middle Class and the Price of Coffee in New York

Ted Fischer , August 5th, 2014


It looks like Brazil will surpass the U.S. this year as the world’s biggest consumer of coffee. The Wall Street Journal reports that this is driving up global…


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