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Hamburger : a global history

Hamburger : a global history

Author: Andrew F Smith
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2008.
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Andrew F. Smith traces the history of the hamburger history, from its humble beginnings as a nineteenth-century American street food, to its present status as one of the world's favourite dishes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Smith
ISBN: 9781861896315 186189631X 1282265032 9781282265035
OCLC Number: 437107853
Description: 1 online resource (154 pages)
Contents: Hamburger Cover; Imprint page; Contents; Introduction; 1 Humble Hamburger Beginnings; 2 The Hamburger Chain; 3 The McDonald's Machine; 4 McDonald Clones; 5 The Hamburger Experience; 6 The Global Burger; 7 Hamburgers Today and Tomorrow; Recipes; Select Bibliography; Websites and Associations; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index.
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Andrew F. Smith.
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'The remarkable feature of Hamburger is that it evinces genuine wonder at the innovation behind fast-food chains. It can be easy to deplore the rise of fast food or take it as a foregone conclusion, Read more...

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