Art, culture, and cuisine : ancient and medieval gastronomy (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Art, culture, and cuisine : ancient and medieval gastronomy

Author: Phyllis Pray Bober
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How we define, prepare and consume food can detail a full range of social expression. Examining the subject through the dual lens of archaeology and art history, this book argues that cuisine as an art form deserves a higher reputation.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Pray Bober
ISBN: 0226062538 9780226062532 9780226062549 0226062546
OCLC Number: 671982738
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: xix, 442 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Phyllis Pray Bober.

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Examines cooking through the dual lens of archaeology and art history. The book describes prehistoric eating in ancient Turkey; traditions of the great civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and  Read more...

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