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Title Food nations : selling taste in consumer societies / edited by Warren Belasco and Philip Scranton.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2002.

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Description viii, 288 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Hagley perspectives on business and culture
Hagley perspectives on business and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Food matters : perspectives on an emerging field / Warren Belasco -- Food and eating : some persisting questions / Sidney W. Mintz -- Rituals of pleasure in the land of treasures : wine consumption and the making of French identity in the late nineteenth century / Kolleen M. Guy -- "Eddie Shack was no Tim Horton" : donuts and the folklore of mass culture in Canada / Steve Penfold -- Food and nationalism : the origins of "Belizean food" / Richard R. Wilk -- Inventing baby food : Gerber and the discourse of infancy in the United States / Amy Bentley -- How the French learned to eat canned food, 1809-1930s / Martin Bruegel -- Searching for gold in guacamole : California growers market the avocado, 1910-1994 / Jeffrey Charles -- Untangling alliances : social tensions surrounding independent grocery stores and the rise of mass retailing / Tracey Deutsch -- As American as Budweiser and pickles? : nation-building in American food industries / Donna R. Gabaccia -- Comida sin par : consumption of Mexican food in Los Angeles : "foodscapes" in a transnational consumer society / Sylvia Ferrero -- Industrial tortillas and folkloric Pepsi : the nutritional consequences of hybrid cuisines in Mexico / Jeffrey M. Pilcher -- Berlin in the Belle époque : a fast-food history / Keith Allen -- Food and the politics of scarcity in urban Soviet Russia, 1917-1941 / Mauricio Borrero.
Subject Food habits -- Congresses.
Food industry and trade -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Habitudes alimentaires -- Congrès.
Aliments -- Industrie et commerce -- Aspect social -- Congrès.
Added Author Belasco, Warren James.
Scranton, Philip.
ISBN 0415930766
0415930774 (pbk.)