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Harvard Historical Studies 135

The Invention of the Restaurant

Paris and Modern Gastronomic Culture

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674006850

Publication Date: 11/30/2001

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

27 halftones

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  • Introduction: To Make a Restaurant
  • 1. The Friend of All the World
  • 2. The Nouvelle Cuisine of Rousseauian Sensibility
  • 3. Private Appetites in a Public Space
  • 4. Morality, Equality, Hospitality!
  • 5. Fixed Prices: Gluttony and the French Revolution
  • 6. From Gastromania to Gastronomy
  • 7. Putting Paris on the Menu
  • 8. Hiding in Restaurants
  • Epilogue: Restaurants and Reverie
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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