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Mühlheim, Martin (2012). Keramik, Knollenfrüchte und Kinderbücher: Eine postkoloniale Spurensuche in Zürich. In: Purtschert, Patricia; Lüthi, Barbara; Falk, Francesca. Postkoloniale Schweiz: Formen und Folgen eines Kolonialismus ohne Kolonien. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 157-174.

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Examines the (post-)colonial background of three objects that are historically associated with Zurich: a porcelain figure depicting a slave being sold; Zürcher Rösti with sliced meat (a dish containing potatoes); and the children's classic "Der Schweizerische Robinson" (i.e. "The Swiss Family Robinson"), which was originally published in Zurich.



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Item Type:Book Section, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > English Department
Dewey Decimal Classification:820 English & Old English literatures
Uncontrolled Keywords:Postcolonial Studies, Swiss Literature, Children's Literature, Porcelain, History, Zurich, Potato, Food, 18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century, Museums, The Swiss Family Robinson, Robinson Crusoe
Date:June 2012
Deposited On:16 Apr 2012 10:10
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:49
Publisher:Transcript Verlag
Series Name:Postcolonial Studies

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