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Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America, Yong Chen

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Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America
Title
Chop suey, USA
Title remainder
the story of Chinese food in America
Statement of responsibility
Yong Chen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
American diners began to flock to Chinese restaurants more than a century ago, making Chinese food the first mass-consumed cuisine in the United States. By 1980, it had become the country's most popular ethnic cuisine. Chop Suey, USA offers the first comprehensive interpretation of the rise of Chinese food, revealing the forces that made it ubiquitous in the American gastronomic landscape and turned the country into an empire of consumption
Member of
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1960-
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Chen, Yong
Dewey number
641.5951
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Arts and traditions of the table: perspectives on culinary history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooking, Chinese
  • Chinese
  • Food habits
Label
Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America, Yong Chen
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Chop Suey, the Big Mac of the Pre-McDonald's Era -- 1. Why is Chinese Food so Popular? -- 2. The Empire and Empire Food -- 3. Chinese Cooks as Stewards of Empire -- 4. The Cradle of Chinese Food -- 5. The Rise of Chinese Restaurants -- 6. The Makers of American Chinese Food -- 7. "Chinese-American Cuisine" and the Authenticity of Chop Suey -- 8. The Chinese Brillat-Savarin -- Conclusion: The Home of No Return -- Afterword: Why Study Food?
Control code
ocn892800317
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (292 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231538169
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892800317
Label
Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America, Yong Chen
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Chop Suey, the Big Mac of the Pre-McDonald's Era -- 1. Why is Chinese Food so Popular? -- 2. The Empire and Empire Food -- 3. Chinese Cooks as Stewards of Empire -- 4. The Cradle of Chinese Food -- 5. The Rise of Chinese Restaurants -- 6. The Makers of American Chinese Food -- 7. "Chinese-American Cuisine" and the Authenticity of Chop Suey -- 8. The Chinese Brillat-Savarin -- Conclusion: The Home of No Return -- Afterword: Why Study Food?
Control code
ocn892800317
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (292 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231538169
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Oxford University Press
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892800317

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