Still Life with Ham, by Philippe Rousseau, c. 1870. The Metropolitian Museum of Art, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1982.

Food

Volume IV, Number 3 | summer 2011

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Food Chains

Tracing the world travels of tomato, pepper, and coffee.

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Miscellany

About his habit of masturbating in public, Diogenes the Cynic said, “I only wish I could be rid of hunger by rubbing my belly.”

A great step toward independence is a good-humored stomach, one that is willing to endure rough treatment.

- Seneca the Younger , c. 60

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#56 Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian speaks with Lewis Lapham about her latest book, The Bully Pulpit. More