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A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment, Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell

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A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment
Title
A bite-sized history of France
Title remainder
gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A French cheesemonger and an American academic and ex-pat join forces to serve up a sumptuous history of France and its food, in the delicious tradition of Anthony Bourdain, Peter Mayle, and Pamela Druckerman"--
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Provided by publisher
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Henaut, Stéphane
Dewey number
394.1/20944
Index
index present
LC call number
TX637
LC item number
.H46 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Mitchell, Jeni
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Gastronomy
  • Food habits
  • Dinners and dining
  • Food habits
  • Gastronomy
  • France
Label
A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment, Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Our ancestors, the Gauls -- The virgin of the kidney -- Barbarians at the plate -- Ode to gluttony -- Left behind : the goats of Poitou -- The sweetest king -- They came from the sea -- Feudal fare -- Of monks and men -- Fighting for plums -- The wine that got away -- The vegetarian heresy -- A papal red -- The white gold of Gurande -- Legacy of a black prince -- The vinegar of the four thieves -- The cheese of emperors and mad kings -- La dame de beaut and the mushroom mystery -- Fruits of the Renaissance -- The mother sauces -- Conquest and chocolate -- The culinary contributions of madame serpent -- A chicken in every pot -- The chestnut insurgency -- The bitter roots of sugar -- The liquor of the gods -- The crescent controversy -- War and peas -- The devil's wine -- An enlightened approach to food -- Revolution in the cafés -- Pain d'égalite -- The potato propagandist -- The pyramid provocation -- The man who abolished the seasons -- The fifth crepe -- The king of cheeses -- A revolutionary banquet -- The end of the oyster express -- Revelation in a bottle -- The curse of the green fairy -- Siege gastronomy -- The peanut patrimony -- Gastronomads on the sun road -- A friend in difficult hours -- A mutiny and a laughing cow -- "Bread, peace, and liberty" : the socialist baguette -- Couscous : the assimilation (or not) of empire -- The forgotten vegetables -- Canon Kir joins the resistance -- France and the United States : from liberation to exasperation -- Conclusion
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781620972526
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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9901bfab-42fe-420f-ae98-5304b7edf978
Publisher number
MWT12151372
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1039670174
  • (OCoLC)on1039670174
  • 1477510
Label
A bite-sized history of France : gastronomic tales of revolution, war, and enlightenment, Stéphane Hénaut and Jeni Mitchell
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Our ancestors, the Gauls -- The virgin of the kidney -- Barbarians at the plate -- Ode to gluttony -- Left behind : the goats of Poitou -- The sweetest king -- They came from the sea -- Feudal fare -- Of monks and men -- Fighting for plums -- The wine that got away -- The vegetarian heresy -- A papal red -- The white gold of Gurande -- Legacy of a black prince -- The vinegar of the four thieves -- The cheese of emperors and mad kings -- La dame de beaut and the mushroom mystery -- Fruits of the Renaissance -- The mother sauces -- Conquest and chocolate -- The culinary contributions of madame serpent -- A chicken in every pot -- The chestnut insurgency -- The bitter roots of sugar -- The liquor of the gods -- The crescent controversy -- War and peas -- The devil's wine -- An enlightened approach to food -- Revolution in the cafés -- Pain d'égalite -- The potato propagandist -- The pyramid provocation -- The man who abolished the seasons -- The fifth crepe -- The king of cheeses -- A revolutionary banquet -- The end of the oyster express -- Revelation in a bottle -- The curse of the green fairy -- Siege gastronomy -- The peanut patrimony -- Gastronomads on the sun road -- A friend in difficult hours -- A mutiny and a laughing cow -- "Bread, peace, and liberty" : the socialist baguette -- Couscous : the assimilation (or not) of empire -- The forgotten vegetables -- Canon Kir joins the resistance -- France and the United States : from liberation to exasperation -- Conclusion
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781620972526
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9901bfab-42fe-420f-ae98-5304b7edf978
Publisher number
MWT12151372
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1039670174
  • (OCoLC)on1039670174
  • 1477510

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