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The Resource A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment, Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell

A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment, Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell

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A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment
Title
A bite-sized history of France
Title remainder
gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell
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Language
eng
Summary
"A French cheesemonger and an American academic and ex-pat join forces to serve up a sumptuous history of France and its food, in the delicious tradition of Anthony Bourdain, Peter Mayle, and Pamela Druckerman"--
Summary
Describes the history of France through a gastronomic lens, discussing the country's legendary cuisine and wine, from Roquefort cheese to cognac and croissants along with the social and political trends that influenced its innovations and traditions
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10680800
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Henaut, Stéphane
Dewey number
394.1/20944
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mitchell, Jeni
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True
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  • Gastronomy
  • Food habits
  • Dinners and dining
Target audience
adult
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gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment
Label
A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment, Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-319) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Our ancestors, the Gauls -- The virgin of the kidney -- Barbarians at the plate -- Ode to gluttony -- Left behind : the goats of Poitou -- The sweetest king -- They came from the sea -- Feudal fare -- Of monks and men -- Fighting for plums -- The wine that got away -- The vegetarian heresy -- A papal red -- The white gold of Guérande -- Legacy of a black prince -- The vinegar of the four thieves -- The cheese of emperors and mad kings -- La dame de beauté and the mushroom mystery -- Fruits of the Renaissance -- The mother sauces -- Conquest and chocolate -- The culinary contributions of Madame Serpent -- A chicken in every pot -- The chestnut insurgency -- The bitter roots of sugar -- The liquor of the gods -- The crescent controversy -- War and peas -- The Devil's wine -- An enlightened approach to food -- Revolution in the cafés -- Pain d'égalité -- The potato propagandist -- The pyramid provocation -- The man who abolished the seasons -- The fifth crêpe -- The king of cheeses -- A revolutionary banquet -- The end of the oyster express -- Revelation in a bottle -- The curse of the green fairy -- Siege gastronomy -- The peanut patrimony -- Gastronomads on the sun road -- A friend in difficult hours -- A mutiny and a laughing cow -- "Bread, peace, and liberty" : the socialist baguette -- Couscous : the assimilation (or not) of empire -- The forgotten vegetables -- Canon Kir joins the resistance -- France and the United States : from liberation to exasperation -- Conclusion
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 333 pages
Isbn
9781620972519
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2018001242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1038043654
Label
A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment, Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Our ancestors, the Gauls -- The virgin of the kidney -- Barbarians at the plate -- Ode to gluttony -- Left behind : the goats of Poitou -- The sweetest king -- They came from the sea -- Feudal fare -- Of monks and men -- Fighting for plums -- The wine that got away -- The vegetarian heresy -- A papal red -- The white gold of Guérande -- Legacy of a black prince -- The vinegar of the four thieves -- The cheese of emperors and mad kings -- La dame de beauté and the mushroom mystery -- Fruits of the Renaissance -- The mother sauces -- Conquest and chocolate -- The culinary contributions of Madame Serpent -- A chicken in every pot -- The chestnut insurgency -- The bitter roots of sugar -- The liquor of the gods -- The crescent controversy -- War and peas -- The Devil's wine -- An enlightened approach to food -- Revolution in the cafés -- Pain d'égalité -- The potato propagandist -- The pyramid provocation -- The man who abolished the seasons -- The fifth crêpe -- The king of cheeses -- A revolutionary banquet -- The end of the oyster express -- Revelation in a bottle -- The curse of the green fairy -- Siege gastronomy -- The peanut patrimony -- Gastronomads on the sun road -- A friend in difficult hours -- A mutiny and a laughing cow -- "Bread, peace, and liberty" : the socialist baguette -- Couscous : the assimilation (or not) of empire -- The forgotten vegetables -- Canon Kir joins the resistance -- France and the United States : from liberation to exasperation -- Conclusion
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 333 pages
Isbn
9781620972519
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2018001242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1038043654

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