ISBN-10:
1442612835
ISBN-13:
9781442612839
Pub. Date:
11/07/2012
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History / Edition 1

Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781442612839
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 11/07/2012
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Franca Iacovetta is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Toronto.

Valerie Korinek is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan.



Marlene Epp is a professor in the Department of History at Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

I Cultural Exchanges and Cuisines in the Contact Zone
1. 'Fit for the table of the most fastidious epicure': Culinary Colonialism in the Upper Canadian Contact Zone
2. 'The snipe were good and the wine not bad': Enabling Public Life for Privileged Men
3. The Role of Food in Canadian Expressions of Christianity

II Regional Food Identities and Traditions
4. Pine-clad hills and spindrift swirl: The Character, Persistence, and Significance of Rural Newfoundland Foodways
5. Stocking the Root Cellar: Foodscapes in the Peace River Region
6. Rational Meals for the Traditional Family: Nutrition in Quebec School Manuals, 1900-1960

III Foodways and Memories in Ethnic and Racial Communities
7. 'We Didn't Have A Lot of Money, But We Had Food': Ukrainians and Their Depression-Era Food Memories
8. Feeding the Dead: The Ukrainian Food Colossi of the Canadian Prairies
9. Toronto's Multicultured Tongues: Stories of South Asian Cuisines

IV Gendering Food in Cookbooks and Family Spaces
10. More than 'just' Recipes: Mennonite Cookbooks in Mid-twentieth Century North America
11. Gefilte Fish and Roast Duck with Orange Slices: A Treasure for my Daughter and the Creation of a Jewish Cultural Orthodoxy in Postwar Montreal
12. 'Tutti a Tavola!' Feeding the Family in Two Generations of Italian Immigrant Households in Montreal

V Single Food Commodities, Markets, and Cultural Debates
13. John Bull and Sons: The Empire Marketing Board and the Creation of a British Imperial Food System
14. Spreading Controversy: The Story of Margarine in Quebec

VI Protests, Mindful Eating, and the Politics of Food
15. The Politics of Milk: Canadian Housewives Organize in the 1930s
16. 'Less Inefficiency, More Milk': The Politics of Food and the Culture of the English-Canadian University, 1900-1950
17. The Granola High: Eating Differently in the 1960s and 1970s
18. 'Meat Stinks/Eat Beef Dyke!': Coming out as a Vegetarian in the Prairies

VII National Identities and Cultural Spectacles
19. Nationalism on the Menu: Three Banquets on the 1939 Royal Tour
20. Food Acts and Cultural Politics: Women and the Gendered Dialectics of Culinary Pluralism at the International Institute of Toronto, 1950s-1960s

VIII Marketing and Imposing Nutritional Standards
21. Vim, Vigour and Vitality: 'Power' Foods for Kids in Canadian Popular Magazines, 1914-1954
22. Making and Breaking Canada's Food Rules: Science, the State, and the Government of Nutrition, 1942-1949
23. 'A National Priority': Nutrition Canada's Survey and the Disciplining of Aboriginal Bodies, 1964-75

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