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The Rituals of Dinner:  The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities, and Meaning of Table Manners
The Rituals of Dinner The Origins Evolution Eccentricities and Meaning of Table Manners
Author: Margaret Visser
A belief that food sharing is one characteristic that sets humans apart from animals guides Visser--a professor of classical literature and author of Much Depends on Dinner ( LJ 1/88)--on an exploration of table manners, food taboos, and eating rituals found in cultures throughout the world. Utilizing sources from literature, history, anthropolo...  more »
ISBN: 286118
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 432
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Publisher: Grove Weidenfeld
Book Type: Paperback
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