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Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America, Yong Chen

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Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America
Title
Chop suey, USA
Title remainder
the story of Chinese food in America
Statement of responsibility
Yong Chen
Title variation
Story of Chinese food in America
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
American diners began to flock to Chinese restaurants more than a century ago, making Chinese food the first mass-consumed cuisine in the United States. By 1980, it had become the country's most popular ethnic cuisine. Chop Suey, USA offers the first comprehensive interpretation of the rise of Chinese food, revealing the forces that made it ubiquitous in the American gastronomic landscape and turned the country into an empire of consumption
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American diners began flocking to Chinese restaurants more than a century ago, making Chinese cuisine the first mass-consumed food in the United States. By 1980, it had become the country's most popular ethnic cuisine. Chop Suey, USA is the first comprehensive analysis of the forces that made Chinese food ubiquitous in the American gastronomic landscape and turned the country into an empire of consumption
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Writing style
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10361625
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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Chen, Yong
Dewey number
641.5951
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX724.5.C5
LC item number
C54417 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Arts and traditions of the table: perspectives on culinary history
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  • Cooking, Chinese
  • Chinese
  • Food habits
Target audience
adult
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the story of Chinese food in America
Label
Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America, Yong Chen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884500159
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 292 pages, 12 un-numbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780231168922
Lccn
2014012764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)884500159
Label
Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America, Yong Chen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884500159
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 292 pages, 12 un-numbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780231168922
Lccn
2014012764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)884500159

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