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The Resource Eating mud crabs in Kandahar : stories of food during wartime by the world's leading correspondents, edited by Matt McAllester

Eating mud crabs in Kandahar : stories of food during wartime by the world's leading correspondents, edited by Matt McAllester

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Eating mud crabs in Kandahar : stories of food during wartime by the world's leading correspondents
Title
Eating mud crabs in Kandahar
Title remainder
stories of food during wartime by the world's leading correspondents
Statement of responsibility
edited by Matt McAllester
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These sometimes harrowing, frequently funny, and always riveting stories about food and eating under extreme conditions feature the diverse voices of journalists who have reported from dangerous conflict zones around the world during the past twenty years. A profile of the former chef to Kim Jong Il of North Korea describes Kim's exacting standards for gourmet fare, which he gorges himself on while his country starves. A journalist becomes part of the inner circle of an IRA cell thanks to his drinking buddies. And a young, inexperienced female journalist shares mud crab in a foxhole with an eq
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McAllester, Matthew
Series statement
California studies in food and culture
Series volume
[31]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Survival and emergency rations
  • Food habits
  • War correspondents
  • Foreign correspondents
  • War and society
  • COOKING
  • HISTORY
  • Food habits
  • Foreign correspondents
  • Survival and emergency rations
  • War and society
  • War correspondents
  • Social Science
  • Health
Label
Eating mud crabs in Kandahar : stories of food during wartime by the world's leading correspondents, edited by Matt McAllester
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the name of the third chicken : Kosovo / Matt McAllester -- Survival rations. Night light : El Salvador and Haiti / Lee Hockstader -- A diet for dictators : North Korea / Barbara Demick -- Siege food : Bosnia / Janine di Giovanni -- Miraculous harvests : China / Isabel Hilton -- Insistent hosts. How Harry lost his ear : Northern Ireland / Scott Anderson -- Weighed down by a good meal : Gaza and Israel / Joshua Hammer -- The price of oranges : Pakistan / Jason Burke -- Jeweled rice : Iran / Farnaz Fassihi -- The oversize helmsman of an undersize country : Israel / Matt Rees -- Food under fire. Same-day cow : Afghanistan / Tim Hetherington -- Eau de cadavre : Somalia and Rwanda / Sam Kiley -- Eating mud crabs in Kandahar : Afghanistan / Christina Lamb -- Munther cannot cook your turkey : Iraq / Rajiv Chandrasekaran -- Breaking bread. The best man I ever knew : Georgia / Wendell Steavenson -- Dinner with a jester : Afghanistan / Jon Lee Anderson -- Sugarland : Haiti / Amy Wilentz -- My life in pagans : Ossetia / James Meek -- The house of bread : Bethlehem / Charles M. Sennott
Control code
ocn759577853
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520949683
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613278210
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt7x968v
  • 78de0ca0-8ee7-4c91-80b4-154b9da0dbba
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759577853
Label
Eating mud crabs in Kandahar : stories of food during wartime by the world's leading correspondents, edited by Matt McAllester
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the name of the third chicken : Kosovo / Matt McAllester -- Survival rations. Night light : El Salvador and Haiti / Lee Hockstader -- A diet for dictators : North Korea / Barbara Demick -- Siege food : Bosnia / Janine di Giovanni -- Miraculous harvests : China / Isabel Hilton -- Insistent hosts. How Harry lost his ear : Northern Ireland / Scott Anderson -- Weighed down by a good meal : Gaza and Israel / Joshua Hammer -- The price of oranges : Pakistan / Jason Burke -- Jeweled rice : Iran / Farnaz Fassihi -- The oversize helmsman of an undersize country : Israel / Matt Rees -- Food under fire. Same-day cow : Afghanistan / Tim Hetherington -- Eau de cadavre : Somalia and Rwanda / Sam Kiley -- Eating mud crabs in Kandahar : Afghanistan / Christina Lamb -- Munther cannot cook your turkey : Iraq / Rajiv Chandrasekaran -- Breaking bread. The best man I ever knew : Georgia / Wendell Steavenson -- Dinner with a jester : Afghanistan / Jon Lee Anderson -- Sugarland : Haiti / Amy Wilentz -- My life in pagans : Ossetia / James Meek -- The house of bread : Bethlehem / Charles M. Sennott
Control code
ocn759577853
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520949683
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613278210
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt7x968v
  • 78de0ca0-8ee7-4c91-80b4-154b9da0dbba
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759577853

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