American Beauties at the Niagara: The Marriage of American Food Catering Ideas to British-Australian Tastes and the Birth, Life and Demise of the Classic Australian 'Greek Cafe'

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Abstract

Paper that discusses the Greek cafe as a 'Trojan Horse' for the Americanisation of Australian eating habits and stresses the need for multilingual research in the fields of history and heritage to release the broader canvas of the nation's past from its cultural myopia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOut There? Rural and Regional Conference
EditorsJacqui Goddard
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherNational Trust of Australia (NSW)
Pages1-11
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2003
EventOut There? Rural and Regional Conference - Sydney
Duration: 10 Mar 2003 → …

Conference

ConferenceOut There? Rural and Regional Conference
CitySydney
Period10/03/03 → …

Keywords

  • Australian history
  • Australian historiography
  • Australian heritage studies
  • Australian eating habits
  • Greek-Australian history
  • Regional history
  • Ethnic history
  • Australian food history
  • Greek cafe
  • Americanisation
  • Food catering
  • Transnational history

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