A political history of food

From the Palaeolithic to the present day

Paul Ariès

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Paul Aries, in twelve chapters, designed like the various services of a table, retraces a political history of food explaining "what eating means" from the point of view of the constitution of a society, its relations power, domination, etc. (First Service: the prehistoric tables, Second Service: the Mesopotamian table, Third Service: the Egyptian table, Fourth Service: the Greek table, Fifth Service: the Roman table, Sixth Service: the Gallic table, Seventh Service: the Merovingian table, Eighth Service: the Carolingian table, Ninth Service: the clerical-feudal table, Tenth Service: the table of the absolute monarchy, Eleventh Service: the republican table, Twelfth Service: the bourgeois table and in Exit from the table the great food utopias).
The author

Well known as a political scientist specializing in ecology, but also a good connoisseur of issues related to the table and food, Paul Ariès has been teaching since 1988 in the largest international hotel schools. 1996 prize from the National Academy of Cookery, he is the author of La Fin des mangeurs (Desclée de Brouwer, 1997), Les Fils de McDo (L'Harmattan, 2000), Le Goût (with Gong Gang, Desclée de Brouwer , 2000), Eating without fear (Golias, 2011).

448 pages | ISBN: 9782315007226