EBOOK

Food and Society in Classical Antiquity


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Mai 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A general study of food in antiquity, broadly based and comprehensive.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Preface; Introduction: food, substance and symbol; 1. Diet; 2. Food and the economy; 3. Food crisis; 4. Malnutrition; 5. Otherness; 6. Forbidden foods; 7. Food and the family; 8. Haves and havenots; 9. You are with whom you eat; Conclusion: choice and necessity; Bibliographical essay; Bibliography; Index.

Pressestimmen

'... this is a survey of generous range and wide reference, drawing its emphases from the trends of modern research ... not only will this be an indispensable handbook for students; all ancient historians will learn from it.' Journal of Hellenic Studies '... it is intellectually challenging and the range is great: in short a delight.' Petits Propos Culinaires
EAN: 9780521645881
ISBN: 0521645883
Untertitel: 'Key Themes in Ancient History'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2006
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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