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Title Food is culture / Massimo Montanari ; translated from the Italian by Albert Sonnenfeld.
Author Montanari, Massimo, 1949-
Publication New York : Columbia University Press, [2006]
Copyright date ©2006
Description xii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Call # 641.3 M
Series Arts and traditions of the table
Arts and traditions of the table.
Note Translation of: Cibe come cultura.
Includes index.
Contents Creating one's own food -- Nature and culture -- Even nature is culture -- Playing with time (and climate) -- Playing with space -- Conflicts -- The invention of cuisine -- Fire > cooking > kitchen > cuisine > civilization -- Written cuisine and oral cooking -- Anticuisine -- Roasted and boiled -- Pleasure and health -- The pleasure and the duty of choice -- Taste is a cultural product -- Digression: playing at "historical cuisine" -- Taste is a product of society -- From the geography of taste to the taste of geography -- The paradox of globalization -- Food, language, identity -- Eating together -- The grammar of food -- Substitutions and annexations -- Tell me how much you eat and I'll tell you who you are -- The how, the why, and the wherewithal -- Food and the calendar: a lost dimension? -- Identity, exchange, traditions, and "origins" -- Roots: a metaphor to use all the way.
Subject Food -- History.
Food habits -- History.
Addl. Title Cibo come cultura. English
ISBN 0231137907 (hard cover : alk. paper) :
9780231137904 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0231510780 (electronic : alk. paper)
9780231510783 (electronic : alk. paper)

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