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

Research output: Book/ReportExhibition Catalogue


A substantial 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 pages85
ISBN (Print)1741383951
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • Australian history popular culture
  • Greek-Australians history
  • socio-cultural history
  • Fine Arts
  • exhibitions
  • Photography
  • Greek cafes
  • Greek milk bars
  • museology
  • Oral history
  • care ware
  • Curation


Dive into the research topics of 'Selling an American dream: Australia's Greek cafe: a nationally touring exhibition'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this