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: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1991.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780802111166
Branch Call Number: 395.54/VISS
Characteristics: xiii, 432 p. ; 24 cm.


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Apr 13, 2021

Such an interesting topic but could not finish. The book is poorly organized, jumps around without reason and the writing is repetitive.


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