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Harvard Studies in Business History 53

Visualizing Taste

How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat

Ai Hisano is Senior Lecturer at the Graduate School of Economics at Kyoto University, Japan. Winner of the Wilbur Owen Sypherd Prize, Hisano has been Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellow in Business History at Harvard Business School. She has published on the food-coloring business, the development of transparent packaging, and gender politics and food marketing.

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene