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Britain: Brands and Standards

Susanne Freidberg

in French Beans and Food Scares: Culture and Commerce in an Anxious Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169607
eISBN:
9780197562185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169607.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In February 2002, the Financial Times ran a full-page article on the dangers posed by excessive “food miles.” It was written by the editor of Country Life, a magazine dedicated to the preservation ... More


The Global Green Bean and Other Tales of Madness

Susanne Freidberg

in French Beans and Food Scares: Culture and Commerce in an Anxious Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169607
eISBN:
9780197562185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169607.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The last years of the 20th century were tough times for selling food to Europeans. The competition was fierce, the rules uncertain, and the retail markets picky. It was not just that huge ... More


Zambia: Settler Colonialism and Corporate Paternalism

Susanne Freidberg

in French Beans and Food Scares: Culture and Commerce in an Anxious Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169607
eISBN:
9780197562185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169607.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

For many years, urban planners’ description of the Zambian capital Lusaka as a “garden city” seemed a cruel and even preposterous misnomer. Potholed and polluted, the city was more colloquially ... More


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