Exotic Brew: The Art of Living in the Age of Enlightenment

Exotic Brew: The Art of Living in the Age of Enlightenment

By: Piero Camporesi (author)Paperback

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This is a concise and elegant account of the eating and drinking habits of the upper classes in the eighteenth century.

About Author

Piero Camporesi was formerly Professor of Italian Literature at University of Bologna, Italy.


1. The Science of Savoir Vivre. . 2. The Revenge of the Night. 3. Good Cooks and Skilful Hairdressers. 4. The Purged Century. 5. Heavy and Viscous Meats. 6. The Strange New Adoptions of Listless Gluttony. 7. Ephemeral Decor. 8. A Blissful and Drinkable Eternity. 9. The Botany of the Palate. 10. Perfidious Art. 11. Indian Broth. 12. Mad and Startling Names. 13. Quintessences of Juices. 14. The Lavish Table. Notes. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745621975
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780745621975
  • weight: 286
  • ISBN10: 074562197X
  • translations: Italian

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