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The Italian Way: Food and Social Life

Douglas Harper and Patrizia Faccioli

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317243
eISBN:
9780226317267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317267.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Outside of Italy, the country's culture and its food appear to be essentially synonymous. And indeed, as this book makes clear, preparing, cooking, and eating food play a central role in the daily ... More


Frames of Reference

Douglas Harper and Palrizia Faccioli

in The Italian Way: Food and Social Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317243
eISBN:
9780226317267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317267.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter presents some of the features of Italian history that show the pull between national and regional identities. It considers the tensions between the national and regional, between poverty ... More


Setting the Table

Douglas Harper and Palrizia Faccioli

in The Italian Way: Food and Social Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317243
eISBN:
9780226317267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317267.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Italy is famous for its cuisine, but most tourists must be content to sample Italian food in pizzerias, trattorie, and restaurants. This book is a dialogue between two sociologists from the same ... More


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