Selling an American dream: Australia's Greek cafe: a nationally touring exhibition

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The 1st edition of the catalogue for the touring exhibition "Selling an American Dream: Australia's Greek Cafe" with essays by Angelo Loukakis, Lex Marinos, Robert McFarlane and Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski. The exhibition and essays provide a unique insight into the transnational influences and historical and contemporary development of icon Greek food-catering institutions in Australia: the Greek-runcafe, milk bar, takeaway and their predecessors, the soda parlour, sundae parlour and oyster saloon.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherMacquarie University
Number of pages80
ISBN (Print)9781741383959
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Australian history popular culture
  • Greek-Australian history
  • socio-cultural history
  • exhibition curation
  • Photography, Artistic--Exhibitions
  • cafe ware
  • Greek cafes
  • Greek milk bars
  • Transnational history


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