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Edible histories, cultural politics : towards a Canadian food history / edited by Franca Iacovetta, Valerie J. Korinek, Marlene Epp.

Iacovetta, Franca, 1957- (Added Author). Epp, Marlene, 1958- (Added Author). Korinek, Valerie Joyce, 1965- (Added Author).
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Robertson Library GT2853.C3E35 2012 37348007198898 STACKS Available -
Subject: Food habits > Canada > History.
Food > Canada > History.
Food > Social aspects > Canada > History.
Food > Political aspects > Canada > History.
Canada > Social life and customs.

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  • ISBN: 9781442612839 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781442644762 (bound)
  • ISBN: 1442644761 (bound)
  • ISBN: 1442612835 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 456 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2012.

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General Note: "In all cases, the contributions [to this book] are condensed versions of the longer papers presented at the 2008 workshop."--P. 10.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: ‘Fit for the table of the most fastidious epicure’ : culinary colonialism in the Upper Canadian contact zone / Alison Norman -– ‘The snipe were good and the wine not bad’ : enabling public life for privileged men / Julia Roberts -– The role of food in Canadian expressions of Christianity / Michel Desjardins and Ellen Desjardins – Pine-clad hills and spindrift swirl : the character, persistence, and significance of rural Newfoundland foodways / Maura Hanrahan – Stocking the root cellar : foodscapes in the Peace River region / Megan J. Davies – Rational meals for the traditional family : nutrition in Quebec school manuals, 1900-1960 / Caroline Durand –- ‘We didn’t have a lot of money, but we had food’ : Ukrainians and their depression-era food memories / Stacey Zembrzycki -– Feeding the dead : the Ukrainian food colossi of the Canadian prairies / S. Holyck Hunchuck – Toronto’s multicultural tongues : stories of South Asian cuisines / Julie Mehta –- More than ‘just’ recipes: Mennonite cookbooks in mid-twentieth-century North America / Marlene Epp –- Gefilte fish and roast duck with orange slices : a treasure for my daughter and the creation of a Jewish cultural orthodoxy in postwar Montreal / Andrea Eidinger -– ‘Tutti a tavola!” Feeding the family in two generations of Italian immigrant households in Montreal / Sonia Cancian –- John Bull and sons : the empire marketing board and the creation of a British imperial food system / James Murton –- Spreading controversy : the story of margarine in Quebec / Nathalie Cooke –- The politics of milk : Canadian housewives organize in the 1930s / Julie Guard –‘Less inefficiency, more milk’ : the politics of food and the culture of the English-Canadian university, 1900-1950 / Catherine Gidney -– The granola high : eating differently in the late 1960s and 1970s / Catherine Carstairs – ‘Meat stinks/eat beef dyke!’ Coming out as a vegetarian in the prairies / Valerie J. Korinek – Nationalism on the menu : three banquets on the 1939 Royal Tour / Molly Pulver Ungar -– Food acts and cultural politics : women and the gendered dialectics of culinary pluralism at the International Institute of Toronto, 1950s-1960s / Franca Iacovetta –- Vim, vigour and vitality : ‘power’ foods for kids in Canadian popular magazines, 1914-1954 / Cheryl Krasnick Warsh –- Making and breaking Canada’s food rules : science, the state, and the government of nutrition, 1942-1949 / Ian Mosby –- ‘A national priority’ : Nutrition Canada’s survey and the disciplining of Aboriginal bodies, 1964-1975 / Krista Walters.
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