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Royal Taste: Food, Power and Status at the European Courts after 1789

Social science


by
Danielle De Vooght (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 246 pages

File size: 18.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This book addresses the relationship between food consumption, status and power at the royal courts of Europe in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The volume addresses issues of social networks, prestige, politics and diplomacy, banquets and their design, income and spending, economic aims, taste and preference, cultural innovations, social hierarchies, material culture, and many more social and cultural issues. It will provide a useful entry into food history for scholars of court culture and anyone with an interest in modern cultural history.

This book addresses the relationship between food consumption, status and power at the royal courts of Europe in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The volume addresses issues of social networks, prestige, politics and diplomacy, banquets and their design, income and spending, economic aims, taste and preference, cultural innovations, social hierarchies, material culture, and many more social and cultural issues. It will provide a useful entry into food… (more)

This book addresses the relationship between food consumption, status and power at the royal courts of Europe in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The volume addresses issues of social networks, prestige, politics and diplomacy, banquets and their design, income and spending, economic aims, taste and preference, cultural innovations, social hierarchies, material culture, and many more social and cultural issues. It will provide a useful entry into food history for scholars of court culture and anyone with an interest in modern cultural history.

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