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Food and Society in Classical Antiquity
by Peter Garnsey




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This is a broad-based, comprehensive general study of food in antiquity. The book deals with food as food or nutrition, the discussion revolving around the concrete issues of food availability and the nutritional status of the population. It also treats the nonfood uses of food, focusing on the role of food in forming and marking the social hierarchy. Food defines the group, whether social, religious, philosophical or political.

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Overview

This is a broad-based, comprehensive general study of food in antiquity. The book deals with food as food or nutrition, the discussion revolving around the concrete issues of food availability and the nutritional status of the population. It also treats the nonfood uses of food, focusing on the role of food in forming and marking the social hierarchy. Food defines the group, whether social, religious, philosophical or political.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521645881
  • ISBN-10: 0521645883
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: April 1999
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds

Series: Key Themes in Ancient History

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