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Food and society in classical antiquity [electronic resource] / Peter Garnsey.

By: Garnsey, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Key themes in ancient history: Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 175 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511066228 (electronic bk.); 9780511066221 (electronic bk.); 0511068352 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511068355 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511059914; 9780511059919; 9780521641821 (hbk.); 0521641829 (hbk.); 9780511612534 (electronic bk.); 0511612532 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Food habits -- Greece -- History -- To 1500 | Food habits -- Rome | Food supply -- Greece -- History -- To 1500 | Food supply -- Rome | Civilization, Classical | Habitudes alimentaires -- Gr�ece -- Histoire | Habitudes alimentaires -- Rome | Aliments -- Approvisionnement -- Gr�ece -- Histoire | Aliments -- Approvisionnement -- Rome | Civilisation ancienne | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Customs & Traditions | Electronic books | Klassieke oudheid | Voedselvoorziening | Sociaal-economische aspecten | Eetgewoonten | Alimentation -- Antiquit�e | Habitudes alimentaires -- Gr�ece | Habitudes alimentaires -- Rome | Aliments -- Approvisionnement -- Gr�ece | Aliments -- Approvisionnement -- Rome | Food supply -- Rome | Food supply -- Greece -- History | Food supply -- Palestine -- History | Food -- Social aspects -- Rome | Food -- Social aspects -- Greece -- History | Jews -- Dietary laws -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Food and society in classical antiquity.DDC classification: 394.1/2/0937 Other classification: 15.51 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Preface; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 Diet; CHAPTER 2 Food and the economy; CHAPTER 3 Food crisis; CHAPTER 4 Malnutrition; CHAPTER 5 Otherness; CHAPTER 6 Forbidden foods; CHAPTER 7 Food and the family; CHAPTER 8 Haves and havenots; CHAPTER 9 You are with whom you eat; Conclusion: choice and necessity; Bibliographical essay; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: This is a general study of food in antiquity. The book deals with food as food or nutrition. It also treats the non-food uses of food, focusing on the role of food in forming and marking the social hierarchy. Food defines the group, whether social, religious, philosophical or political.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-168) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Preface; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 Diet; CHAPTER 2 Food and the economy; CHAPTER 3 Food crisis; CHAPTER 4 Malnutrition; CHAPTER 5 Otherness; CHAPTER 6 Forbidden foods; CHAPTER 7 Food and the family; CHAPTER 8 Haves and havenots; CHAPTER 9 You are with whom you eat; Conclusion: choice and necessity; Bibliographical essay; Bibliography; Index.

This is a general study of food in antiquity. The book deals with food as food or nutrition. It also treats the non-food uses of food, focusing on the role of food in forming and marking the social hierarchy. Food defines the group, whether social, religious, philosophical or political.

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Food and society in classical antiquity by Garnsey, Peter. ©1999
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