Ian Mosby is a Historian of Food and Health & Nutrition as a Postdoctoral Fellow at McMaster University. He is the author of “Food Will Win the War: The Politics, Culture and Science of Food on Canada’s Home Front” published by UBC Press, and has written on topics ranging from the food additive MSG to the history of nutrition research and human biomedical experimentation in Indigenous communities and residential schools during the 1940s and 1950s.
Ian asks How we understand a time, a life, and a place through cookbooks? He’ll be looking for clues about his own grandmother’s life through the notes she made in her own cookbooks.
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