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Diaspora: Marwari  

Tirthankar Roy

“Marwari” stands for people hailing from a region in western India known as Marwar. In common parlance, the term refers to merchants and bankers from this region speaking the language ... More

Fast Food  

Steve Penfold

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
Fast food probably originated in 1948, when Dick and Maurice McDonald re-designed their successful restaurant. Few of the brothers' "innovations" were entirely new. They specialized in a ... More

Industrial Food  

Gabriella M. Petrick

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
The years between 1880 and 1930 have been characterized not only as "Hell with the lid taken off" but also as a consumer revolution. Until recently, however, little attention has been paid ... More

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