Italian identity in the kitchen, or, Food and the nation (Book, 2013) []
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Italian identity in the kitchen, or, Food and the nation

Author: Massimo Montanari; Beth Archer Brombert
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2013]
Series: Arts and traditions of the table
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How regional Italian cuisine became the main ingredient in the nation's political and cultural development.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo Montanari; Beth Archer Brombert
ISBN: 9780231160841 0231160844
OCLC Number: 879308061
Notes: Traduction de: Identità italiana in cucina.
Index: pages 97-106.
Description: xvi, 106 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Before there was an Italy there was a Europe --
Italy is a network of cities --
Models of cooking between unified and varied --
Popular culture and culture of the elite --
People and products that travel --
Preservation and renewal of alimentary identities --
Macaroni-eaters : how a national stereotype arose --
The Artusian synthesis --
The number of Italians increases --
The "Italian miracle" : between modernity and tradition --
The invention of regional cooking --
Epilogue : in search of home cooking.
Series Title: Arts and traditions of the table
Other Titles: Identità italiana in cucina
Food and the nation
Responsibility: Massimo Montanari ; translated by Beth Archer Brombert.


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This slim volumes is a delightful excursion into the cuisine and culture of Italy. Booklist A brief, lovely read that explores how Italians and food became synonymous. Weight Watchers Montanari's Read more...

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