Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Univ of California Press
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A rich, salty, and steaming bowl of noodle soup, ramen Offers an account of geopolitics and industrialization in Japan. It traces the meteoric rise of ramen from humble fuel for the working poor to international icon of Japanese culture.

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Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 9780520277564
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A rich, salty, and steaming bowl of noodle soup, ramen Offers an account of geopolitics and industrialization in Japan. It traces the meteoric rise of ramen from humble fuel for the working poor to international icon of Japanese culture.

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Genre : History
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 9780520958371
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A rich, salty, and steaming bowl of noodle soup, ramen has become an international symbol of the cultural prowess of Japanese cuisine. In this highly original account of geopolitics and industrialization in Japan, George Solt traces the meteoric rise of ramen from humble fuel for the working poor to international icon of Japanese culture. Ramen’s popularity can be attributed to political and economic change on a global scale. Using declassified U.S. government documents and an array of Japanese sources, Solt reveals how the creation of a black market for American wheat imports during the U.S. occupation of Japan (1945–1952), the reindustrialization of Japan’s labor force during the Cold War, and the elevation of working-class foods in redefining national identity during the past two decades of economic stagnation (1990s–2000s), all contributed to the establishment of ramen as a national dish. This book is essential reading for scholars, students of Japanese history and food studies, and anyone interested in gaining greater perspective on how international policy can influence everyday foods around the world.

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Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Global Oriental
ISBN_10 : 9004269274
Copyright Year : 2012-09-03
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Based on research in Chinese and Japanese, as well as interviews with comedians, food service professionals, entertainment managers, store-owners, customers, and scholars of food history, Kushner explores the history of ramen and Japan's noodle culture over the last 1,000 years.

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Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 9780520229471
Copyright Year : 2002-02-01
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"Albala 's engaging tour through the host of Renaissance dietary theories reminds us that our preoccupations with food and susceptibility to cranky advice about nutrition are nothing new. This is superior scholarship delivered with a light touch."—Rachel Laudan, author of The Food of Paradise: Exploring Hawaii’s Culinary Heritage "This stimulating work is an important contribution to social and especially medical-dietetic history. Albala is the first to explore in detail the role of dietetic literature in the development of the European nation state. His book is a pleasure to read."—Melitta Weiss Adamson, editor of Food in the Middle Ages

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📒 Dangerous Tastes by Andrew Dalby

Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 0520236742
Copyright Year : 2000
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"Delightful and complex. When Dalby blends the spices, the result is unique and irresistible."—Alan Davidson, author of The Oxford Companion to Food

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📒 Japan S Orient by Stefan Tanaka

Genre : History
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 0520916689
Copyright Year : 1995-02-08
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Stefan Tanaka examines how late nineteenth and early twentieth century Japanese historians created the equivalent of an "Orient" for their new nation state. He argues that the Japanese attempted to use a variety of pasts—Chinese, Indian, and proto-historic Japanese—to construct an identity that was both modern and Asian.

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📒 Japan In Print by Mary Elizabeth Berry

Genre : History
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 9780520254176
Copyright Year : 2007-08
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Considering the social processes that drove the information explosion of the 1600s, this is an account of the conversion of the public from an object of state surveillance into a subject of self-knowledge. It shows that public texts projected a national collectivity characterized by access to markets, mobility, sociability, and self-fashioning.

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Genre : History
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 9780520259447
Copyright Year : 2010
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Chronicles the Germany's and Japan's struggles to reclaim a defeated national past. This book compares the ways German and Japanese scholars revised national history after World War-II in the shadows of fascism, surrender and American occupation. It shows that the focus on the nation can be understood only within a transnational context.

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📒 Becoming Chinese by Wen-hsin Yeh

Genre : History
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 0520222180
Copyright Year : 2000-04-21
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A splendid essay collection focusing on ordinary people in the chaotic post-emperor, pre-Communist period of China's history.

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