Food and Globalization: Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

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Overview

Food has a special significance in the expanding field of global history. Food markets were the first to become globally integrated, linking distant cultures of the world, and in no other area have the interactions between global exchange and local cultural practices been as pronounced as in changing food cultures. In this wide-ranging and fascinating book, the authors provide an historical overview of the relationship between food and globalization in the modern world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845206796
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 7/8/2008
  • Series: Cultures of Consumption Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Alexander Nützenadel is Chair of European Economic and Social History at the Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research program, which is co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

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Table of Contents

PART I: EMPIRE, STATES, POWER
• Chapter 1: Food, Energy and Culture
• Chapter 2: A Taste of Home: The Cultural and Economic Significance of European Food Exports to the Colonies
• Chapter 3: The Southeast Asian Rice Trade and Its Ramifications, 1850-1950
• PART II: DIFFUSION / MIGRATION
• Chapter 4: Drinking Freedom? Coffee and 'Freedom' in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries * Chapter 5: Ethnic Restaurants in West Germany: Food, Migration and Consumption * Chapter 6: The Western Consumption of Warm Beverages, c1500 to c1880: Religion, Class, Gender, and Taxationm, * PART III: GLOBAL ACTORS
• Chapter 7: The Green International: Food markets and Global Governance before World War One, * Chapter 8: Mass Hunger and Science in the World Wars,
• Chapter 9: Transnational Companies in the UN system: FAO and the Spread of Private Capital and Technology in the 1970s,
• PART IV: FOOD CHAINS AND MORAL GEOGRAPHIES
• Chapter 10: Geographies of Connection and Responsibility: The UK Sugar Industry in Global Context,
• Chapter 11: Postcolonial Goods and Goodness: Two Tales of Euro-African Commerce, * Chapter 12: ''Your Seeds are Capital': The Development of Market Gardening in Nineteenth-Century America, * Chapter 13: Before Fair Trade: Moral Economies of Food in Modern History

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