The Rituals of Dinner by Margaret Visser

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This is a book that, like a great meal, it would be a shame not to share. Read it to a friend who is cooking you dinner. Tell them about Visser on the food fads of her time...
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This work explores the evolution of the eating ritual, covering every aspect from seating, serving, cutlery and invitations. Providing examples throughout history, from the ancient Greeks to modern yuppies, this book provides a history of table manners.
 

About Margaret Visser

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Margaret Visser is the author of three previous books: "Much Depends on Dinner", "Rituals of Dinner", & "The Way We Are". She lives in Barcelona.
 
Published January 1, 1991 by Grove Weidenfeld. 448 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Cooking, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by John Gallagher on May 11 2017

This is a book that, like a great meal, it would be a shame not to share. Read it to a friend who is cooking you dinner. Tell them about Visser on the food fads of her time...

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