Consuming Passions: Dining from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

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  • This multidisciplinary book explores the social practice of dining over 2000 years, examining the archaeological, documentary, material culture and art historical evidence for the consumption of food and drink in various historical, social and cultural contexts.The authors look at the locations for dining and the concomitant decoration, furniture and tableware. They explore the norms for appropriate and inappropriate behaviour and the rituals of dining, such as food preparation and presentation, the serving of food and its means of consumption.
  • Author:
    Hugh Willmott
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    394.12094
    EAN:
    9780752434452
    ISBN:
    0752434454
    Label:
    Tempus
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $35.00
    Manufacturer:
    Tempus
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    208
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2005-09-01
    Publisher:
    Tempus
    Studio:
    Tempus
    Title:
    Consuming Passions: Dining from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

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