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Author Swislocki, Mark.

Title Culinary nostalgia [electronic resource] : regional food culture and the urban experience in Shanghai / Mark Swislocki.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 304 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-289) and index.
Contents Introduction : thinking about food in Chinese history -- "Only available in Shanghai" : the honey nectar peach and the idea of Shanghai in late imperial China -- A tale of two cities : food culture and the urban ideal in late Qing Shanghai -- From modernity to tradition : Western food in late Qing and early Republican Shanghai -- "Where the five directions come together" : regional foodways, the nation, and consumer culture in Republican Shanghai -- Serve the people : socialist transformations of Shanghai food culture -- Epilogue : Shanghai cuisine past and present : between benbangcai and haipaicai.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Summary 'Culinary Nostalgia' is the first Western-language book to explore the unique significance that the Chinese people attach to their country's many distinct regional foods, as well as the shifting roles that Western food plays in urban life.
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Subject Cooking -- China -- Shanghai -- History.
Food habits -- China -- Shanghai -- History.
Cooking, Chinese -- Shanghai style.
Shanghai (China) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Swislocki, Mark. Culinary nostalgia. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009 (DLC) 2008029119 (OCoLC)225875969
ISBN 9780804787468 (electronic bk.)
0804787468 (electronic bk.)
9780804760126 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0804760128 (hbk. ; alk. paper)