Edible Histories Cultural Politics

Edible Histories  Cultural Politics
Author : Franca Iacovetta
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Total Pages : 456
Release : 2012
ISBN 10 : 9781442612839
ISBN 13 : 1442612835
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Edible Histories Cultural Politics Book Description:

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.


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