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Remembrance of Repasts: An Anthropology of Food and Memory

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Proust's famous madeleine captures the power of food to evoke some of our deepest memories. Why does food hold such power? What does the growing commodification and globalization of food mean for our capacity to store the past in our meals ñ in the smell of olive oil or the taste of a fresh-cut fig?

This book offers a theoretical account of the interrelationship of culture,
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Bloomsbury Academic
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