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Tsukiji : the fish market at the center of the world

Author: Theodore C Bestor
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
Series: California studies in food and culture, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A vivid and fascinating ethnography of the world's largest marketplace for fresh and frozen seafood, Tokyo's gigantic Tsukiji market, where $6 billion worth of fish trades hands each year.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore C Bestor
ISBN: 0520220234 9780520220232 0520220242 9780520220249
OCLC Number: 53231770
Description: xxviii, 411 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tokyo's pantry --
Grooved channels --
From landfill to marketplace --
The raw and the cooked --
Visible hands --
Family firm --
Trading places --
Full circle.
Series Title: California studies in food and culture, 11.
Responsibility: Theodore C. Bestor.
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In the centre of Tokyo, the world's biggest fish market is a complex socio-economic environment staging daily auctions and also host to hundreds of stalls that sell to the public. Theodore Bestor  Read more...

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