The Resource Food is culture, Massimo Montanari ; translated from the Italian by Albert Sonnenfeld, (electronic resource)

Food is culture, Massimo Montanari ; translated from the Italian by Albert Sonnenfeld, (electronic resource)

Label
Food is culture
Title
Food is culture
Statement of responsibility
Massimo Montanari ; translated from the Italian by Albert Sonnenfeld
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Elegantly written by a distinguished culinary historian, Food Is Culture explores the innovative premise that everything having to do with food& mdash;its capture, cultivation, preparation, and consumption& mdash;represents a cultural act. Even the ""choices"" made by primitive hunters and gatherers were determined by a culture of economics (availability) and medicine (digestibility and nutrition) that led to the development of specific social structures and traditions.Massimo Montanari begins with the ""invention"" of cooking which allowed humans to transform natural, e
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Montanari, Massimo
Dewey number
641.3
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
TX353
LC item number
.M718513 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Arts and traditions of the table
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food
  • Food habits
Label
Food is culture, Massimo Montanari ; translated from the Italian by Albert Sonnenfeld, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Translated from the Italian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Introduction; 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 TogetherThe Grammar of Food; Substitutions and Annexations; Tell Me How Much You Eatand 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; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (165 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231510783
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000474432
  • (EBL)908243
  • (OCoLC)826476689
  • (SSID)ssj0000080898
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12032933
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000080898
  • (PQKBWorkID)10104461
  • (PQKB)10623502
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908243
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000474432
Label
Food is culture, Massimo Montanari ; translated from the Italian by Albert Sonnenfeld, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Translated from the Italian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Introduction; 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 TogetherThe Grammar of Food; Substitutions and Annexations; Tell Me How Much You Eatand 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; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (165 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231510783
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000474432
  • (EBL)908243
  • (OCoLC)826476689
  • (SSID)ssj0000080898
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12032933
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000080898
  • (PQKBWorkID)10104461
  • (PQKB)10623502
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908243
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000474432

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