Around The Tuscan Table / Edition 1

Around The Tuscan Table / Edition 1

by Carole M. Counihan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415946727

ISBN-13: 9780415946728

Pub. Date: 03/18/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this delicious book, noted food scholar Carole M. Counihan presents a compelling and artfully told narrative about family and food in late 20th-century Florence. Based on solid research, Counihan examines how family, and especially gender have changed in Florence since the end of World War II to the present, giving us a portrait of the changing nature of modern

Overview

In this delicious book, noted food scholar Carole M. Counihan presents a compelling and artfully told narrative about family and food in late 20th-century Florence. Based on solid research, Counihan examines how family, and especially gender have changed in Florence since the end of World War II to the present, giving us a portrait of the changing nature of modern life as exemplified through food and foodways.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415946728
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/18/2004
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1 - Introduction: Food as Voice in Twentieth Century Florence
Chapter 2 - Florentine Cuisine and Culture
Chapter 3 - Historical Roots of Florentine Food, Family and Gender
Chapter 4 - Florentine Diet and Culture
Chapter 5 - Food Production, Reproduction, and Gender
Chapter 6 - Balancing Gender Differences
Chapter 7 - Commensality, Family, and Community
Chapter 8 - Parents and Children: Feeding and the Reproduction of Gender
Chapter 10 - Conclusion: Molto, Ma Buono?
Bibliography
Appendices
A - Life Synopses of Informants
B - Glossary of Italian terms
C - List of all recipes collected
D - Recipes

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