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Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants

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Publisher Comments:

From the extravagant use of pepper in the Middle Ages to the Protestant bourgeoisie's love of coffee to the reason why fashionable Europeans stopped sniffing tobacco and starting smoking it, Schivelbusch looks at how the appetite for pleasure transformed the social structure of the Old World. Illustrations.

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Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679744382
Translator:
Jacobson, David
Author:
Jacobson, David
Author:
Schivelbusch, Wolfgang
Author:
Schivelbusch
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
World
Subject:
Substance Abuse
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Drug abuse
Subject:
Spices
Subject:
Manners and customs
Subject:
Drinking customs
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
history;food;spices;social history;food history;stimulants;non-fiction;coffee;chocolate;drugs;tea;alcohol;cooking;world history
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
24
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.05x5.16x.52 in. .52 lbs.

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