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Home cooking in the global village : Caribbean food from buccaneers to ecotourists

Author: Richard R Wilk
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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"Belize, a tiny corner of the Caribbean wedged into Central America, has been a fast food nation since buccaneers and pirates first stole ashore. As early as the 1600s it was already caught in the great paradox of globalization: how can you stay local and relish your own home cooking, while tasting the delights of the global marketplace? Menus, recipes and bad colonial poetry combine with Wilk's sharp  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilk, Richard R.
Home cooking in the global village.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006
(OCoLC)657071315
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard R Wilk
ISBN: 1845203593 1845203607 9781845203597 9781845203603
OCLC Number: 62090837
Description: x, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The global supermarket --
Globalization through food --
Pirates and baymen --
Slaves, masters and mahogany --
The taste of colonialism --
Global ingredients and local products --
Food politics and the making of a nation --
Migrants, tourists and the new Belizean cuisine --
Fast food or home cooking?
Responsibility: Richard Wilk.
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