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The culture of food

Author: Massimo Montanari
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1996.
Series: Making of Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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aeo A 2000 year history of the linked histories of food, culture and regional identity -- from Roman antiquity to the present. aeo The first book of its kind. aeo Scholarly in its range of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo Montanari
ISBN: 0631202838 9780631202837 0631182659 9780631182658
OCLC Number: 35759777
Description: xii, 214 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The basis for a common language --
The age of famine --
Barbarians and Romans --
The meat of the strong --
The bread (and the wine) of God --
Feasting and fasting --
Terra et silva --
The colour of bread --
Using nature --
2. The turning-point --
A forced choice --
Power and privilege --
Give us this day our daily bread --
The throat of the city --
To eat much and well --
Gastronomy and famine --
3. To each his own --
The return of hunger --
A carnivorous Europe --
A meatless diet --
A question of quality --
A table to admire --
The abundance of the poor --
4. Europe and the world --
A wonderful land beyond the sea --
New players --
Bread and meat --
Bourgeois ferocity --
The two Europes --
Changing tastes --
Old and new drugs --
5. The century of hunger --
Does history repeat itself --
The hard-fought rise of maize --
The potato, between agronomy and policy --
Macaroni eaters --
Population and nutrition --
The evils of meat --
6. The revolution --
A reversal of trends --
Meat redux --
All the world's a city --
A food for all seasons --
Pleasure, health and beauty.
Series Title: Making of Europe.
Other Titles: Fame e l'abbondanza.
Responsibility: Massimo Montanari ; translated by Carl Ipsen.

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