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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and ....   

Beyond Fate

Margaret Visser - Philosophy - 2002 - 169 pages
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The Gift of Thanks: The Roots and Rituals of Gratitude

Margaret Visser - Social Science - 2009 - 464 pages
Known as an ‘anthropologist of everyday life,’ Margaret Visser has, in five award-winning books, uncovered and illuminated the intriguing and unexpected meanings of everyday ...
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The Way We Are

Margaret Visser - Social Science - 2012 - 336 pages
This marvellous collection of over 60 pithy essays inspired by Visser’s column in Saturday Night magazine explores the cultural significance of everyday objects and phenomena ...
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Geometry of Love

Margaret Visser - Literary Collections - 2012 - 336 pages
Visser spins a fascinating and detailed web of mythology, history, early Christian theology, Roman culture and contemporary practice as she unfolds the layers of meaning in the ...
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The Rituals of Dinner: The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities, and Meaning ...

Margaret Visser - Literary Collections - 2012 - 466 pages
The author of the beloved Much Depends on Dinner turns her acute eye and irresistable wit from the foods we eat to the way in which we eat them. The Rituals of Dinner explores ...
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Beyond Fate

Margaret Visser - Philosophy - 2002 - 208 pages
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Rice: A Global History

Renee Marton - Cooking - 2014 - 128 pages
From jambalaya to risotto, curry to nasi kandar, few foods are as ubiquitous in our meals as rice. A dietary staple and indispensable agricultural product from Asia to the ...
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Dinners with Famous Women: From Cleopatra to Indira Gandhi

Eugenia R. Van Vliet - Cooking - 2004 - 438 pages
"[This is] a culinary history cookbook with a different twist -- women from different centuries recount the meals of their time . . . Each chapter provides a menu and recipes ...
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Zin: The History and Mystery of Zinfandel

David Darlington - Cooking - 2001 - 283 pages
Not quite like anything that has been written about California wine before (Wine Spectator)-one man's now-classic quest to trace the origins and remarkable progress of "America ...
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