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Man, Food & Milieu: A Swedish Approach to Food Ethnology
Man, Food & Milieu: A Swedish Approach to Food Ethnology
 
Our Price: $27.00
Year: 2001
Pages: 203
Binding Paperback
ISBN 1862321124

Product Code: 756779324

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Nils-Arvid Bringeus (au); Alexander Fenton (in). In this selection of writings on food, Prof. Bringeus demonstrates the fundamental importance of eating not only as a means of satisfying bodily needs, but also as an aspect of culture that combines material, social & spiritual factors. Chapters: Eating Habits & Their Cultural Context; The Sensual & the Spiritual in the World of Food; Popular Ideas About Food; Man, Food & Milieu; Food as Symbol; The Coronation Ox; Eggs in Swedish Cookery; Syltemilk & Ecological Adaptation; The Shrovetide Buns & Their Predecessors; A Swedish Beer-Milk Shake; The Thrive-bit: A Study of Cultural Adaptation; Good Table Manners; & Lingon Berries. Prof. Bringeus was for many years leader of the Institute of Ethnology at the Univ. of Lund in Sweden. Illustrations.

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