By Lauren Janes
In Colonial meals in Interwar Paris, Lauren Janes disputes the declare that empire was once vital to French heritage and identification, arguing that the mistrust of colonial foodstuff mirrored a much broader disinterest within the empire. From Indochinese rice to North African grains and tropical fruit to curry powder, this ebook bargains an fascinating and unique problem to present orthodoxy concerning the centrality of empire to trendy France via studying where of colonial meals within the nation's capital.
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