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Author Bestor, Theodore C.
Title Tsukiji : the fish market at the center of the world / Theodore C. Bestor.
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004.
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 Floor3  HF5475.J3 T65 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description xxviii, 411 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series California studies in food and culture ; 11
California studies in food and culture ; 11.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-383) and index.
Contents Tokyo's pantry -- Grooved channels -- From landfill to marketplace -- The raw and the cooked -- Visible hands -- Family firm -- Trading places -- Full circle.
Summary Annotation A vivid and fascinating ethnography of the world's largest marketplace for fresh and frozen seafood, Tokyo's gigantic Tsukiji market, where $6 billion worth of fish trades hands each year.
Subject Tōkyō-to Chūō Oroshiuri Shijō -- History.
Markets -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History.
Seafood industry -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History.
Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs.
Collection Title Nippon Foundation.
ISBN 0520220234 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520220232 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520220242 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520220249 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 53231770