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Author Camporesi, Piero.

Title The magic harvest : food, folklore, and society / Piero Camporesi ; translated by Joan Krakover Hall
Published Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, 1993

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Description vii, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 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 -- 7. Bourgeois Cooking in the Nineteenth 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 -- App. 1: Diet and Literature --App. 2: List of Authors
Analysis Food Sociology History
Italy
Notes Includes index
Translation of: La terra e la luna
Bibliography Bibliography : pages [216]-241
Notes Translated from Italian
Subject Cooking, Italian -- History.
Diet -- Italy -- History.
Food habits -- Italy -- History.
Food habits -- Italy.
Food -- Folklore.
Food -- Italy -- History.
Italians -- Food.
Cooking -- history.
Diet -- history.
Feeding Behavior -- history
Feeding Behavior -- history
Food -- history.
Food -- in folklore, mythology & religion
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
LC no. 94145770
ISBN 0745608353 (hbk)
0745621961 (paperback)
Other Titles Terra e la luna. English