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Author Aranda Jiménez, Gonzalo, author.

Title Guess who's coming to dinner : feasting rituals in the prehistoric societies of Europe and the near East / Gonzalo Aranda Jiménez, Sandra Montón-Subías, Margarita Sánchez Romero ; prologue by Ferran Adrià.

Imprint Oxford ; Oakville, Conn. : Oxbow Books, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 245 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Appetite Comes With Eating. An Overview of the Social Meaning of Ritual Food and Drink Consumption / Gonzalo Aranda Jiménez, Sandra Montón Sánchez Romero, and Eva Alarcon Garcia -- 2. Commensality Rituals: Feeding Identities in Prehistory / Margarita Sanchez Romero -- 3. Feasting and Social Dynamics in the Epipaleolithic of the Fertile Crescent: An Interpretive Exercise / Brian Hayden -- 4. Evolving Human/Animal Interactions in the Near Eastern Neolithic: Feasting as a Case Study / Nigel Goring-Morris and Anna Belfer-Cohen -- 5. Feeding Stonehenge: Feasting in Late Neolithic Britain / Mike Parker Pearson [and others] -- 6. Political Cuisine: Rituals of Commensality in the Neolithic and Bronze Age Aegean / Paul Holland and Valasia Isaakidou -- 7. Drinking and Eating Together: The Social and Symbolic Context of Commensality Rituals in the Bell Beakers of the Interior of Iberia (2500-2000 cal BC) / Rafael Garrido=Pena [and others] -- 8. Feasting Death: Funerary Rituals in the Bronze Age Societies of South-Eastern Iberia / Gonzalo Arnada Jiménez and Sandra Monton-Subias -- 9. Feasting Metals and the Ideology of Power in the Late Bronze Age of Atlantic Iberia / Xosé-Lois Armada -- 10. Representing Communities in Heterogeneous Worlds: Staple Foods and Ritual Practices in the Phoenician Diaspora / Ana Delgado and Meritxell Ferrer -- 11. Consumption Relations in the Northern Iberian Household / Ramon Buxó and Jordi Principal -- 12. Archaeological Identification of Feasts and Banquets: Theoretical Notes and the Case for Mas Castellar / Lluís Garcia and Enriqueta Pons.
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Subject Prehistoric peoples -- Food -- Europe.
Prehistoric peoples -- Food -- Middle East.
Social archaeology -- Europe.
Social archaeology -- Middle East.
Europe -- Antiquities.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
HISTORY -- Social History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Prehistoric peoples -- Food.
Social archaeology.
Middle East.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Montón-Subías, Sandra, author.
Sánchez Romero, Margarita, author.
Other Form: Print version: Aranda Jiménez, Gonzalo. Guess who's coming to dinner. Oxford ; Oakville, Conn. : Oxbow Books, ©2011 (DLC) 2011028416 (OCoLC)745428712
ISBN 9781842176535 (electronic bk.)
1842176536 (electronic bk.)