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A Workman Is Worthy of His Meat: Food and Colonialism in the Gabon Estuary (France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization)

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In Libreville, the capital of the African nation of Gabon, the colonial past has evolved into a present indelibly marked by colonial rule and ongoing French influence. This is especially evident in areas as essential to life as food. In this complex, hybrid culinary culture of Libreville, croissants are as readily available as plantains. Yet this same culinary diversity is ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published April 17th 2009 by University of Nebraska Press (first published January 6th 2007)
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I haven't read the whole thing, I probably should since I'm married to it's author. I'm mentioned in this book - that's why it's so good.
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