The Rituals of Dinner

The Rituals of Dinner

The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities and Meaning of Table Manners

Book - 1991
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With an acute eye and an irrepressible wit, Margaret Visser takes a fascinating look at the way we eat our meals. From the ancient Greeks to modern yuppies, from cannibalism and the taking of the Eucharist to formal dinners and picnics, she thoroughly defines the eating ritual.

"Read this book. You'll never look at a table knife the same way again."--The New York Times.

Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : HarperCollins, c1991
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780002156998
Branch Call Number: 395.5409 Vis 05
Characteristics: xiii, 432 p. ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Stratford Chefs School


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