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Author Camporesi, Piero.
Title The magic harvest : food, folklore and society / Piero Camporesi ; translated by Joan Krakover Hall.
Publication Info. Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, MA, USA : Published in the USA by Blackwell, 1998.
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 Stack 11  641 C    IN LIBRARY
Description vii, 253 pages ; 23 cm
Note "English translation ... first published in 1993 ... first published in paperback 1998"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-241) and index.
Contents Bread and death : food and peasant rituals in Italy -- The two faces of time : the city calendar and the country calendar -- The setting of the moon : wine, the vine and the new science -- Food and popular culture -- Dietary geography and social history -- City cooking and country cooking -- Bourgeois cooking in the nineteenth century : between tradition and renewal -- Concentrated broth -- The demon of the hearth -- Shopping for food -- The age of the soya bean -- The great transformation -- Born under Libra -- Appendixes. Diet and literature ; List of authors -- Glossary.
Subject Food habits -- Italy -- History.
Food -- Italy -- History.
Diet -- Italy -- History.
Cooking, Italian -- History.
Added Author Hall, Joan Krakover, translator.
Added Title Terra e la luna. English
Food, folklore and society
ISBN 0745621961 (pbk.)
9780745621968 (pbk.)
0745608353 (hbk.)