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Title A taste of progress : food at international and world exhibitions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / edited by Nelleke Teughels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, Peter Scholliers, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.

Published Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT, USA Ashgate, [2015]


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 UniM Bail  664 TAST    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction / Nelleke Teughels -- 2.World's Fairs in Perspectives. The Aggregation of Modern Times and Spaces at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century (Ghent 1913) / Christophe Verbruggen -- pt. I CULINARY NATION-BUILDING -- 3.Gastronomy at the Exposition internationale des arts et techniques dans la vie moderne, Paris 1937 / Alain Drouard -- 4.Discovering Latin American Food at World's Fairs / Jeffrey M. Pilcher -- 5.Food Exhibitions as Places of National Representation and International Exchange: The International Exhibitions of Culinary Art in Frankfurt/Main (1900--1911) / Eva Coydon -- 6.Cheap and Nutritious Domestic Food for All: the First Food Fair in Finland, 1926 / Antti Ahlstrom -- 7.Rome 1911: The ̀Living-Table', A Picture of the Young Italian Nation / Margherita d'Ayala Valva -- 8.We're good enough to host the world! Czech and Slovak Cuisine at World Fairs in 1958, 1967 and 1970 / Martin Franc -- pt. II NATIONAL APPROPRIATION --
Contents note continued: 9.̀Belgian waffles' Made in the USA. World's Fairs and the Exploitation of National Adjectives for Food / Alan Govenar -- 10.Food at the 1910 Brussels Exhibition: Spaces of Consumption and the Articulation of National Identity / Nelleke Teughels -- 11.Constructing Roquefort Cheese at Universal Exhibitions, 1851--1914 / Sylvie Vabre -- pt. III CULINARY ENCOUNTERS: FOOD, IDENTITY AND CULTURAL MEDIATION -- 12.Sensing the Colonies at the 1889 and 1900 Universal Exhibitions / Van Troi Tran -- 13.Food and Drink at the 1939 World's Fair: National Rivalry and Irish Aspiration / Bryce Evans -- 14.Joining the Civilised World: Europe's Northern Periphery Meets American Food Culture at World Fairs / Ritva Kylli -- pt. IV CATERING TO THE WORLD -- 15.Foreign Hospitality Workers at the 1910 Brussels World and International Exhibition / Patricia Van den Eeckhout --
Contents note continued: 16.Catering for Millions: The British Empire Exhibition, 1924--25, and the Festival of Britain, 1951 / Derek J. Oddy -- 17.How Like England We Can Be: Feeding and Accommodating Visitors to the International Exhibitions in the British Colonies of Australia in the Nineteenth Century / Diana Noyce -- 18.Conclusion: The Multiple, Wide-Ranging and Complex Facets of Food at Large Exhibitions / Nelleke Teughels.
Other author Teughels, Nelleke, editor.
Sholliers, Peter, editor.
Subject Food service -- History -- 19th century.
Food service -- History -- 20th century.
Food industry and trade -- Exhibitions -- History -- 19th century.
Food -- Exhibitions -- History -- 19th century.
Food industry and trade -- Exhibitions -- History -- 20th century.
Food -- Exhibitions -- History -- 20th century.
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