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Dining
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1. Perspectives of cultural anthropology

Like the selection and preparation of meals, dining in the early modern period followed culture-specific patterns. In sufficiently complex societies, it was institutionalized in forms of table culture. On a microcosmic level, this culture functioned a…

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Spode, Hasso, “Dining”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_018955>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20170626



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