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Title:
Exotic brew : the art of living in the age of enlightenment
Author:
Camporesi, Piero.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Brodo Indiano. English
Publication Information:
Oxford, [England] ; Cambridge, Mass. : Polity Press, 1994.
Physical Description:
193 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Translation of: Il Brodo Indiano.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780745608778
Format :
Book

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Central Library GT2853.I8 C3513 1994 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This is a concise and elegant account of the eating and drinking habits of the upper classes in the eighteenth century.


Author Notes

Piero Camporesi was formerly Professor of Italian Literature at University of Bologna, Italy.


Table of Contents

1 The Science of Savoir Vivre
2 The Revenge of the Night
3 Good Cooks and Skilful Hairdressers
4 The Purged Century
5 Heavy and Viscous Meats
6 The Strange New Adoptions of Listless Gluttony
7 Ephemeral Decor
8 A Blissful and Drinkable Eternity
9 The Botany of the Palate
10 Perfidious Art
11 Indian Broth
12 Mad and Startling Names
13 Quintessences of Juices
14 The Lavish Table
Notes
Index

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