Food Culture in Spain, 1st Edition

  • F. Xavier Medina
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  • ISBN-10: 0313059683
  • ISBN-13: 9780313059681
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 169 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

Offers an overview of Spanish food and eating habits, taking into account a long and complex history, plus distinctive social, cultural, linguistic, geographic, political, and economic characteristics. Discusses foodstuffs, culinary methods and practices, lifestyles, space, sociability, and commensality in an attempt to consider the Spanish food culture today in context.

Reviews

"...the series provides an excellent resource for cultural comparison and an entertaining collection of growing reference value. Appropriate to high school, public and academic libraries." --Lawrence Looks at Books, March 2005

— Lawrence Looks at Books

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Introduction.
Timeline.
1: Historical Overview.
2: Major Foods and Ingredients.
3: Cooking.
4: Typical Meals and Cuisine by Region.
5: Eating Out.
6: Special Occasions: Holidays, Celebrations, and Religious Rituals.
7: Diet and Health.
Glossary.
Resource Guide.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Recent Titles in Food Culture Around the World.