The Magic Harvest
Food, Folklore and Society
By (author) Piero Camporesi
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Magic Harvest by Piero Camporesi
Book DescriptionThe Magic Harvest is a rich and wide--ranging account of the history of popular beliefs about food, written by one of Europea s most important and original historians of food and culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745621968
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 25-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Piero Camporesi
Incorruptible Flesh, Paperback (February 2009)
Professor Camporesi examines what significance the body had for the obsessively religious, superstitious, yet materially bound minds of the pre-industrial age?
Exotic Brew, Paperback (September 1998)
Written by one of the foremost, and perhaps the most original, historians of food (and beliefs about food) in Europe today. A concise and beautifully written account of the eating and drinking habits of the upper classes in the 18th century. Camporesi's previous books have been widely reviewed.
Anatomy of the Senses, Hardback (November 1994)» View all books by Piero Camporesi
The author is one of the foremost, and perhaps the most original, historians of food, the body and popular beliefs in Europe today. An outstanding account of attitudes to the cosmos, food and the human body in medieval and early modern times.
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Author Biography - Piero Camporesi
Piero Camporesi is Professor of Italien Literature at the University of Bologna.
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