The Globalization of Asian Cuisines

Transnational Networks and Culinary Contact Zones

Editors: Farrer, James (Ed.)

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This book provides a framework for understanding the global flows of cuisine both into and out of Asia and describes the development of transnational culinary fields connecting Asia to the broader world. Individual chapters provide historical and ethnographic accounts of the people, places, and activities involved in Asia's culinary globalization.

About the authors

Stephanie Assmann, Hokkaido University, Japan Sidney C. H. Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Jean Duruz, University of South Australia Shoko Imai, University of Tokyo, Japan Eric C. Rath, University of Kansas, USA Krishnendu Ray, New York University, USA Keiichi Sawaguchi, Taisho University, Japan David L. Wank, Sophia University, Japan

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction: Traveling Cuisines in and out of Asia: Toward a Framework for Studying Culinary Globalization

    Farrer, James

    Pages 1-19

  • Culinary Spaces and National Cuisines: The Pleasures of an Indian Ocean Cuisine?

    Ray, Krishnendu

    Pages 23-35

  • The Travels of Kitty’s Love Cake: A Tale of Spices, “Asian” Flavors, and Cuisine Sans Frontières?

    Duruz, Jean

    Pages 37-56

  • Umami Abroad: Taste, Authenticity, and the Global Urban Network

    Imai, Shoko

    Pages 57-78

  • Chinese Immigrants and Japanese Cuisine in the United States: A Case of Culinary Glocalization

    Wank, David L. (et al.)

    Pages 79-99

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Globalization of Asian Cuisines
Book Subtitle
Transnational Networks and Culinary Contact Zones
Editors
  • James Farrer
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51408-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137514080
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-52228-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 239
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