chapter  8
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Purchasing Food in Modern Vietnam: When Supermarkets Affect the Senses

ByMuriel Figuié, Nicolas Bricas

As food is said to be ‘un objet sensoriel total’ (‘a total sensory object’) or ‘une constellation sensorielle’ (‘a sensory constellation’) (Le Breton 2006: 317), is there any better way of examining the senses in a society than by studying food?