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worlcbook79150.jpgAre cookbooks a good indicator of a country's economic development? In this thoughtful read, economics professor Tyler Cowen argues that the emergence of cookbooks dedicated to a country or region's specific cuisine — like Marcus Samuelsson's African cookbook, The Soul of a New Cuisine — signals economic progress, as the oral tradition of home cooking evolves into food as a "commercialized product." [Stuff]

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