Throughout time and in every culture, human beings have eaten together. Commensality - eating and drinking at the same table - is a fundamental social activity, which creates and cements relationships. It also sets boundaries, including or excluding people according to a set of criteria defined by the society. Particular scholarly attention has been paid to banquets and feasts, often hosted for religious, ritualistic or political purposes, but few studies have considered everyday commensality. Commensality: From Everyday ...

Commensality: From Everyday Food to Feast 2015, Berg Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9780857857361

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Commensality: From Everyday Food to Feast 2015, Berg Publishers, London

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