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The Arts of Happiness: A Journey Through Impure Tastes

Luca Vercelloni

Luca Vercelloni is the CEO and Founder of Brandvoyant, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Invention of Taste : A Cultural Account of Desire, Delight and Disgust in Fashion, Food and Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The ideological primacy of the taste metaphor shaped how people felt and thought until well into the eighteenth century, when the social and cultural climate evolved through plenty of lively debate. One outcome was the divorce between what...

Pleasures and Morals

Luca Vercelloni

Luca Vercelloni is the CEO and Founder of Brandvoyant, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Invention of Taste : A Cultural Account of Desire, Delight and Disgust in Fashion, Food and Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Notes on the Archeology of Taste There are three major transformations in society that sum up the birth of what we generally refer to as taste: the unseating of content by form; the exaltation of self-proclaimed artistic demigods...

Conclusion

Lauren Janes

Lauren Janes is Assistant Professor of History at Hope College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colonial Food in Interwar Paris : The Taste of Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Sarraut, La Mise en valeur des colonies françaises, 17. Colonial policy has ceased to be the monopoly of a few technicians; it expresses itself and it diffuses; it becomes a national idea and the creator of a new spirit...

“If you want to, you can do it!”: Home cooking and masculinity makeover in Le Chef Contre-Attaque

Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In his innovative show The Naked Chef (1999–2001), Jamie Oliver incorporated home cooking into a wider display of his lifestyle: a lifestyle that was urban, dynamic, and young. The show demonstrated how home cooking—a traditionally feminine...

Bringing It All Back Home: Reconnecting the Country and the City through Heritage Food Tourism in the French Auvergne

Harry G. West

Harry G. West is Professor of Anthropology, and Chair of the Food Studies Centre, at SOAS, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Between the Country and the City : Ethnographies of a Changing Global Foodscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Soon after I came to know Alphonse Bellonte—who, along with numerous members of his family, lives and produces Saint-Nectaire cheese in the hamlet of Farges (located in the commune of Saint-Nectaire, in the department of Puy-de-Dôme...

Procrustean Boxes: Architecture and Slaughter

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Architecture acts as a container that either deforms or conforms to its contents or program, those many activities a building facilitates and encloses. As enclosing boxes, buildings maintain the potential to register a comfortable...

Flesh and Blood in Claude Chabrol’s Le Boucher

What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...French filmmaker Claude Chabrol was a known gourmand. He peppered his films with food and meals that enlivened his plots and nourished the sense of realism for which he is celebrated. More than just a gourmand, however, Chabrol had...

Jewish Foods at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

The Handbook of Food and Anthropology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As the lifeblood of daily material life and of the socialization of the body, food occupies a crucial place in the Judaic religious system and, as a result, in the experience of Jews in history...

Regimes of Regulation, Gender, and Divisions of Labor in Languedoc Viticulture

Wine and Culture : Vineyard To Glass

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Introduction Languedoc-Roussillon in the south of France is reputed to be the largest wine-producing region in the world. Characterized by seemingly endless vineyards, it is also known for yielding large quantities...
...One summer day I went to the Naschmarkt in Vienna in search of heirloom tomatoes, for the dual purpose of research and dinner. I had a surprisingly difficult time finding any. The Naschmarkt is an old open-air market not far from the opera...