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Author Panayi, Panikos, author.

Title Fish and chips : a history / Panikos Panayi
Published London : Reaktion Books, 2014


Description 1 online resource (178 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Origins -- 2. Evolution -- 3. Britishness -- 4. Ethnicity -- 5. The Meanings of Fish and Chips
Summary Double-decker buses, bowler hats, and cricket may be synonymous with British culture, but when it comes to their cuisine, nothing comes to mind faster than fish and chips. Sprinkled with salt and vinegar and often accompanied by mushy peas, fish and chips were the original British fast food. In this innovative book, Panikos Panayi unwraps the history of Britain's most popular takeout, relating a story that brings up complicated issues of class, identity, and development. Investigating the origins of eating fish and potatoes in Britain, Panayi describes the birth of the m
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 4, 2014)
Subject Convenience foods -- Great Britain -- History
Fish as food -- Great Britain -- History
Food and society.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Convenience foods
Fish as food
Great Britain
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781780233932