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Heritage Arena : Reinventing Cheese in the Italian Alps (Hardcover) (Cristina Grasseni)

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In Europe a number of production and communication strategies have long tried to establish local products as resources for local development. At the foot of the Alps, this scenario appears in all its contradictions, especially in relation to cheese production. The Heritage Arena focuses on the saga of Strachitunt, a cheese that has been designated an EU Protected Designation of Origin after years of negotiation and competition involving cheese-makers, merchants, and Slow Food activists. The book explores how the reinvention of cheese as a form of heritage is an ongoing and dynamic process rife with conflict and drama.

Number of Pages: 216
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Food, Nutrition, and Culture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Author: Cristina Grasseni
Language: English
Street Date: October 30, 2016
TCIN: 51737666
UPC: 9781785332944
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-2276
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