|Author||: Franca Iacovetta|
|Publisher||: University of Toronto Press|
|Total Pages||: 456|
|ISBN 10||: 9781442612839|
|ISBN 13||: 1442612835|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
Based on findings from menus, cookbooks, government documents, advertisements, media sources, oral histories, memoirs, and archival collections, Edible Histories offers a veritable feast of original research on Canada's food history and its relationship to culture and politics. This exciting collection explores a wide variety of topics, including urban restaurant culture, ethnic cuisines, and the controversial history of margarine in Canada. It also covers a broad time-span, from early contact between European settlers and First Nations through the end of the twentieth century.