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Author Swislocki, Mark.
Title Culinary nostalgia : regional food culture and the urban experience in Shanghai / Mark Swislocki.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009.

Author Swislocki, Mark.
Subject Cooking -- China -- Shanghai -- History.
Food habits -- China -- Shanghai -- History.
Cooking, Chinese -- Shanghai style.
Shanghai (China) -- Social life and customs.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 304 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note 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 star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
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.
Note English.
ISBN 9780804787468 (electronic bk.)
0804787468 (electronic bk.)
9780804760126 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0804760128 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40016217844
OCLC # 609217045
Additional Format Print version: Swislocki, Mark. Culinary nostalgia. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009 (DLC) 2008029119 (OCoLC)225875969

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