HISTÓRIA DA ALIMENTAÇÃO de Jean-Louis Flandrin e Massimo Montanari. 18 likes. Book. Where Harold McGee details the science of cooking and food, Flandrin traverses the cultural history of food in similar encyclopedic fashion. The ground he. Search results. of 26 results for Books: “Jean-louis Flandrin” . História da Alimentação (Em Portuguese do Brasil). by Jean Louis Flandrin.
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If a researcher is interested in entering food studies, then this is an effective start into this area. Emily Z rated it really liked it Apr 22, He also includes ample use of linguistics, which is always fun.
This could be condensed by doz This book definitely addresses everything you always wanted to know about the history of food in Alimenta but were afraid to ask. I swear one “chapter” was percentages of what the French ate in the s, which ended with and I paraphrase “other countries may differ but they aren’t France so who cares.
However, I do have two criticisms both having to do more with form than content.
Then I would hit “death chapters” that were awful and I would hate the flamdrin. Overall, very interesting, with a broad perspective for certain historical periods. For all the length and the chapters of death The more ‘recent’ past, however, is more focused on France, with some side notes on England and later still America.
Christina rated it really liked it May 01, Lists with This Book.
Food: A Culinary History from Antiquity to the Present by Jean-Louis Flandrin
The first criticism is that the independent essays, while grouped into a chronology of sorts, are not unified in any way so it reads a bit disjointed. Apr 06, Jen rated it liked it Shelves: As it took more than a year and a half to get through, I am very happy to turn the final page and place the darn, taunting thing back on a shelf.
It took me a aimentao time to finish this book, and while interesting at times, it was just too stiff to be really enjoyable for me. Too much to read at one or even twenty sittings, it’s a flanndrin book to pick up at any time to revisit the narrative of man’s gastronomical evolution.
Edited volumes, in my opinion, tend to be disjointed not surprising given the number of authorsAfter bazillionty years okay Books by Jean-Louis Flandrin. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Renny Maya rated it liked it Oct 10, I’m kinda zonked, so I will review in bullet form -It’s long. I thought this was pretty good overall.
This is a comprehensive entree into food studies.
Food: A Culinary History from Antiquity to the Present (European Perspectives)
I did enjoy the book and I plan to keep it for a reference. The second, and more important, is that some of the essays literally cry out for the mercy of a graph or two.
Too much to read at one or even twenty sittings, it’s a great book to pick up at any time to revisit the narrati Where Harold McGee details the hsitria of cooking and food, Flandrin traverses the cultural history of food in similar encyclopedic fashion.
Some chapters were omigod interesting and I was reminded why I thought I liked this book a lot. Tom rated it really dw it Oct 10, Sep 01, Laurie rated it liked it Shelves: Uji rated it really liked it Apr 04, Would we still be eating communally today if the Black Plague hadn’t forced diners to eat at a safe distance from each other?
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Oct 05, Jonell Galloway rated it lfandrin was amazing Shelves: This comprehensive work explores the culinary evolution of cultures ranging from Mesopotamia to modern America, and explores every aspect of food history, from the dietary rules of the ancient Hebrews to the contributions of Arab cookery. Buy this if you are into food!!
Published November 1st by Penguin Non-Classics first published Not that I didn’t already know about this but it was fun to read about the European opinion of Americans and food. Return to Flandri Page. Everyone interested in food history MUST own this book. SJ rated it really liked it Sep 10, The final chapters were very interesting though a bit dated as the once mighty McDonald’s enterprise has been showing its age of late.
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