A Workman Is Worthy of His Meat: Food and Colonialism in the Gabon Estuary

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In Libreville, the capital of the African nation of Gabon, the colonial past has evolved into a present indelibly marked by colonial rule and ongoing French influence. This is especially evident in areas as essential to life as food. In this complex, hybrid culinary culture of Libreville, croissants are as readily available as plantains. Yet this same culinary diversity is accompanied by high prices and a scarcity of locally made food that is bewildering to residents and visitors alike. A staggering two-thirds of the ...

A Workman Is Worthy of His Meat: Food and Colonialism in the Gabon Estuary 2009, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803224971

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A Workman Is Worthy of His Meat: Food and Colonialism in the Gabon Estuary 2007, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803210912

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