Foodscapes of Chinese America

Foodscapes of Chinese America

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This book explores the transformation of Chinese food in the U.S. after 1965 from a cultural perspective. The author asks how Chinese food reflects the racial relation between the Chinese community and the mainstream white society and investigates the symbolic meanings as well as the cultural functions of Chinese food in America. She argues that food is not only a symbol that mirrors social relations, but also an agent which causes social and cultural change. A particular… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 18, 2015)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 238 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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