By Lauren Janes

within the wake of the 1st international conflict, within which France suffered serious foodstuff shortages, colonial produce grew to become an more and more very important component to the French nutrition. The colonial foyer seized upon those foodstuffs as robust symbols of the significance of the colonial venture to the lifetime of the French country. yet how was once colonial nutrition particularly bought via the French public? And what does this let us know concerning the position of empire in French society?

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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