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European Gastronomy: The Story of Manís Food & Eating Customs
European Gastronomy: The Story of Man’s Food & Eating Customs
 
Our Price: $25.00
Year: 2000
Pages: 262
Binding Paperback
ISBN 1902304578

Product Code: 756774527

Description
 
Willi Bode (au). Presents a historical & anthropological study of the evolution of gastronomy. It follows the progress of eating customs through the ages, from early manís struggle for survival, via ancient Greece & Rome to the present day practices of modern Europe. The book is of value for all students of cooking & food studies courses as well as being approachable & fascinating to the general reader interested in food history. British author Willi Bode was Lecturer in Food Studies at the Univ. of Surrey in the UK. Chapters: the basic quest; gastro-geography; the European tale; developments of the modern classical menu structure; the gastronomy of the poor; the marriage of food & wine; the gods, myth, magic & food; & gastronomy -- technology & the arts. Illus.

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