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The Magic Harvest: Food, Folkore and Society / Edition 1
     

The Magic Harvest: Food, Folkore and Society / Edition 1

by Piero Camporesi
 

ISBN-10: 0745621961

ISBN-13: 9780745621968

Pub. Date: 11/10/1998

Publisher: Wiley

The Magic Harvest is a rich and wide-ranging account of the history of popular beliefs about food, written by one of Europe's most important and original historians of food and culture.

Overview

The Magic Harvest is a rich and wide-ranging account of the history of popular beliefs about food, written by one of Europe's most important and original historians of food and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745621968
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/10/1998
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Part I:.

1. Bread and Death: Food and Peasant Rituals in Italy.

2. The Two Faces of Time: The City Calendar and the Country Calendar.

3. The Setting of the Moon: Wine, the Vine and the New Science.

4. Food and Popular Culture.

5. Dietary Geography and Social History.

6. City Cooking and Country Cooking.

Part II:.

7. Bourgeois Cooking in the 19th Century: Between Tradition and Renewal.

8. Concentrated Broth.

9. The Demon of the Hearth.

10. Shopping for Food.

11. The Age of the Soya Bean.

12. The Great Transformation.

13. Born Under Libra.

Appendices.

1. Diet and Literature.

2. List of Authors.

Notes and References.

Glossary.

Index.

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