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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:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Located only blocks from Tokyo's glittering Ginza, Tsukiji--the world's largest marketplace for seafood--is a prominent landmark, well known but little understood by most Tokyoites: a supplier for countless fishmongers and sushi chefs, and a popular and fascinating destination for foreign tourists.
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Bestor, Theodore C.
Tsukiji.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003022763
(OCoLC)53231770
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore C Bestor
ISBN: 9780520923584 0520923588
OCLC Number: 56732958
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 411 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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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