The Untold History of Ramen: How Political Crisis in Japan Spawned a Global Food Craze

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A rich, salty, and steaming bowl of noodle soup, ramen has become an international symbol of the cultural prowess of Japanese cuisine. In this highly original account of geopolitics and industrialization in Japan, George Solt traces the meteoric rise of ramen from humble fuel for the working poor to international icon of Japanese culture. Ramen's popularity can be attributed to political and economic change on a global scale. Using declassified U.S. government documents and an array of Japanese sources, Solt reveals how ...

The Untold History of Ramen: How Political Crisis in Japan Spawned a Global Food Craze 2014, University of California Press, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9780520282353

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Untold History of Ramen: How Political Crisis in Japan Spawned a Global Food Craze 2014, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520277564

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