Bread of Dreams: Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Europe

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Bread of Dreams: Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Europe - Camporesi, Piero, and Gentilcore, David (Translated by)

In a rich an engaging book that illuminates the lives and attitudes of peasants in preindustrial Europe, Piero Camporesi makes the unexpected and fascinating claim that these people lived in a state of almost permanent hallucination, drugged by their very hunger or by bread adulterated with hallucinogenic herbs. The use of opiate products, ... Read More

Bread of Dreams: Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Europe 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226092584

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Bread of Dreams: Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Europe 1996, Polity Press

ISBN-13: 9780745618364

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Bread of Dreams: Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Europe 1989, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226092577

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