The Food Riot Project

Hail a new entry on the blogroll – the Food Riot Project. It’s a review of historical materials about women living in New York’s Lower East Side at the time of the 1917 food riots, and it’s lovely in so many ways. Least of all, it was sparked by an appearance of your author on NPR here in the US, but more importantly, the site’s a wonderful archive to dip into. Ultimately, it’ll all feed into a play that’ll be put on by The Anthropologists in Spring next year. Watch this space for more on that, and in the meantime, watch that space for more on the history of US food riots…