Magic Harvest by Piero Camporesi
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Magic Harvest
By Piero Camporesi

The Magic Harvest

Food, Folklore and Society

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Magic Harvest by Piero Camporesi

Book Description

The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780745621968
ISBN-10: 0745621961
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 25-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Piero Camporesi

Incorruptible Flesh by 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 by Piero Camporesi 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 by Piero Camporesi Anatomy of the Senses, Hardback (November 1994)

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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