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Author Albala, Ken, 1964-

Title Eating right in the Renaissance / Ken Albala.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 315 pages [8] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Series California series in food and culture ; 2
California series in food and culture ; 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-308) and index.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Spelling -- Introduction -- 1. Overview of the Genre -- 2. The Human Body: Humors, Digestion, and the Physiology of Nutrition -- 3. Food: Qualities, Substance, and Virtues -- 4. External Factors -- 5. Food and the Individual -- 6. Food and Class -- 7. Food and Nation -- 8. Medicine and Cuisine -- Postscript: The End of a Genre and Its Legacy -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Illustrations.
Summary Eating right has been an obsession for longer than we think. Renaissance Europe had its own flourishing tradition of dietary advice. Then, as now, an industry of experts churned out diet books for an eager and concerned public. Providing a cornucopia of i.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Gastronomy.
Food habits -- Europe -- History.
Diet -- history.
Diet Therapy -- history.
Food Habits.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Europe.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Albala, Ken, 1964- Eating right in the Renaissance. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002 0520229479 (DLC) 00067229 (OCoLC)45532460
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