Tag Archives: food history

Reflections on ‘Chocolate, women and empire’ by Emma Robertson

I am currently in the process of reviewing Emma Robertson’s Chocolate, women and empire for the Women’s History Review, and am very much enjoying it. Though you’ll have to wait on WHR for the official review, something that occurred to … Continue reading

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Food, family, and colonial histories: introductory ruminations

Last weekend, I picked up my old copy of The Little House Cookbook, which I had re-discovered in the process of moving last month. I thought that I might find some good vegetable preserves, since we’re heading into peak canning … Continue reading

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On conference book fairs: new publications of interest

Last week, I touched down in Waterloo, Ontario, for a far-too-brief time at the 2012 Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. A big thank you and congratulations to the organizers, particularly of the Canadian Historical Association’s annual meeting, … Continue reading

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