Bourgeois consumption : food, space and identity in London and Paris, 1850-1914 / Rachel Rich

Author(s): Rich, Rachel
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Subjects: Middle class--England--London--Social life and customs--19th century
Middle class--France--Paris--Social life and customs--19th century
Dinners and dining--Social aspects--England--London--History--19th century
Dinners and dining--Social aspects--France--Paris--History--19th century
Food habits--England--London--History--19th century
Food habits--France--Paris--History--19th century
London (England)--Social life and customs--19th century
Paris (France)--Social life and customs--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: 239 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of figures and tables vii
Acknowledgements viii
Abbreviations ix
Introduction 1
1.. Eating by the rules: prescriptive literature and the dissemination of knowledge 24
2.. Family dinners: timekeeping, privacy and women's knowledge 61
3.. Dinner parties: ideal versus experience 96
4.. Respectable restaurants and the commercialisation of dinner 135
5.. Members and subscribers only: clubs and banquets 172
Conclusion 207
Bibliography 214
Index 235
Notes: ISBN: 9780719081125
ISBN: 0719081122
OCLC Number: 701811057
ISBN/ISSN: 9780719081125