Well-Nourished Beauty : Culinary Symbolism in the Mass Culture of North Korea, 1960-2014

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Tatiana Gabroussenko;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Journal: issn: 2565-2915, eissn: 2385-5452
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  • Subject: Social transition | Nacionalismo | D | Realisme socialista | Transició social | Transición social | RPDC | 1789- | North Korea, DPKR, food culture, nationalism, culture, socialist realism, social transition | Realismo socialista | Nacionalisme | Food culture | Socialist realism | Cultura alimentària | Cultura | Cultura alimenticia | North Korea | Culture | Corea del Norte | Nationalism | D299-475 | DPKR | History (General) and history of Europe | Corea del Nord

In the official discourse of the "paradise on earth" of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), food evolved from a neglected and downplayed topic to become a symbol of national authenticity and loyalty to the Leader. This article seeks to trace the historical... View more
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