List of Illustrations and Table Acknowledgments Introduction: Instant Noodles as Quotidian and Ubiquitous 1. The Taste of Something Good 2. Japanese Instant Noodles in the Market and on the Mind 3. What Instant Noodles Reflect and Affect in America 4. Instant Noodles for the Bottom of the Pyramid in Papua New Guinea 5. Making (and Unmaking?) a Big Food World Conclusion: Big Food for a Huge Population? Notes References Index
Frederick Errington is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. Deborah Gewertz is G. Henry Whitcomb 1874 Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College. Tatsuro Fujikura is Professor at the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies at Kyoto University.