This project examined practices, attitudes and memories surrounding confectionary as a lens on historical consciousness in contemporary Japan. Building on a growing scholarly literature that shows food and eating practices to be a potent arena key developments in recent history through the lens of sweets, considering practices that have remained relatively stable and those which have seen considerable change as Japanese society has itself undergone radical transformations.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Holtzman, Jon, "Sweet Memories: Confectionary and History in Japan" (2013). Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award (FRACAA). 6.