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Published: 30 July 2009

320 Pages | 30 black and white halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780195331073

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Chop Suey

A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States

Andrew Coe

  • The first book to chart the complete history of Americans and Chinese food from 1784 to today
  • Coe relies on years of original historical research in numerous libraries, archives and electronic databases to uncovered a trove of information that has never before been cited
  • Authoritative and captivating story about one of our most popular and least investigated ethnic foods

New to this Edition:

  • Chop Suey exposes the mountain of culinary "fakelore" that has built up about Chinese food over the decades

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