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Taste or Taboo

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 152 Nombre de pages
Michael Beer looks at several aspects of food restriction in antiquity, thereby examining important aspects of Graeco-Roman social... Lire la suite
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Description

Michael Beer looks at several aspects of food restriction in antiquity, thereby examining important aspects of Graeco-Roman social attitudes.

Auteur

Michael Beer received his doctorate from the University of Exeter in pursuing the topic of his book. He now teaches in Exeter. This is his first book.



Contenu

List of abbreviations. Introduction. The diet of the poor and involuntary dietary restriction. Vegetarianism. Beans. Fish. The dietary laws of the Jews. Restrictions upon alcohol. State control of food: Spartan diet and Roman sumptuary laws. Gluttony versus abstinence: the tyrant and the saint. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Taste or Taboo
Sous-titre: Dietary Choices in Antiquity
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Code EAN: 9781903018637
ISBN: 978-1-903018-63-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Prospect Books
Genre: Cuisine et boissons
nombre de pages: 152
Poids: 227g
Taille: H211mm x B137mm x T15mm
Année: 2010