Food Culture in Colonial Asia: A Taste of Empire

Food Culture in Colonial Asia: A Taste of Empire

by Cecilia Leong-Salobir


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138785151
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/12/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Cecilia Leong-Salobir is Honorary Research Fellow in the History Discipline (School of Humanities) at the University of Western Australia. Her research interests are food, world history through foodways and colonial empires in Asia.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. What Empire Builders Ate 2. The Colonial Appropriation of Curry 3. Servants of Empire: the Role and Representation of Domestic Servants 4. Leisure and Segregation: Clubs, Hill Stations and Resthouses 5. Dirt and Disease 6. Conclusion

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