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The Resource Food in Russian history and culture, edited by Musya Glants and Joyce Toomre

Food in Russian history and culture, edited by Musya Glants and Joyce Toomre

Label
Food in Russian history and culture
Title
Food in Russian history and culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Musya Glants and Joyce Toomre
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This Collection of Original Essays gives surprising insights into what foodways reveal about Russia's history and culture from Kievan times to the present. A wide array of sources - including chronicles, diaries, letters, police records, poems, novels, folklore, paintings, and cookbooks - help to interpret the moral and spiritual role of food in Russian culture. Stovelore in Russian folklife, fasting in Russian peasant culture, food as power in Dostoevsky's fiction,
  • Tolstoy and vegetarianism, restaurants in early Soviet Russia, Soviet cookery and cookbooks, and food as art in Soviet paintings are among the topics discussed in this appealing volume
  • "This Collection of Original Essays gives surprising insights into what foodways reveal about Russia's history and culture from Kievan times to the present. A wide array of sources - including chronicles, diaries, letters, police records, poems, novels, folklore, paintings, and cookbooks - help to interpret the moral and spiritual role of food in Russian culture. Stovelore in Russian folklife, fasting in Russian peasant culture, food as power in Dostoevsky's fiction, Tolstoy and vegetarianism, restaurants in early Soviet Russia, Soviet cookery and cookbooks, and food as art in Soviet paintings are among the topics discussed in this appealing volume."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
394.1/2/0947
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2853.R8
LC item number
F66 1997
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GT2853.R8F66
NAL item number
1997
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Glants, Musya
  • Toomre, Joyce Stetson
Series statement
Indiana-Michigan series in Russian and East European studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food habits
  • Cooking, Russian
  • Russia (Federation)
Label
Food in Russian history and culture, edited by Musya Glants and Joyce Toomre
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Practice and significance of fasting in Russian peasant culture at the turn of the century
  • Leonid Heretz
  • Tolstoy's way of no flesh : abstinence, vegetarianism, and Christian physiology
  • Ronald D. LeBlanc
  • Is hay only for horses? : highlights of Russian vegetarianism at the turn of the century
  • Darra Goldstein
  • Appetite for power : predators, carnivores, and cannibals in Dostoevsky's fiction
  • Ronald D. LeBlanc
  • Strawberries and chocolate : Tsvetaeva, Mandelstam, and the plight of the hungry poet
  • Pamela Chester
  • Stovelore in Russian folklife
  • Communal dining and state cafeterias in Moscow and Petrograd, 1917-1921
  • Mauricio Borrero
  • Beginnings of Soviet culinary arts
  • Halina Rothstein and Robert A. Rothstein
  • Food and national identity in Soviet Armenia
  • Joyce Toomre
  • Food as art : painting in late Soviet Russia
  • Musya Glants
  • Snejana Tempest
  • Food in the Rus' Primary chronicle
  • Horace G. Lunt
  • Food in Catherinian St. Petersburg
  • George E. Munro
  • Forced hunger and rational restraint in the Russian peasant diet : one populist's vision
  • Cathy A. Frierson
Control code
35548912
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvii, 250 pages
Isbn
9780253211064
Isbn Type
(pa : alk. paper)
Lccn
96041786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Food in Russian history and culture, edited by Musya Glants and Joyce Toomre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Practice and significance of fasting in Russian peasant culture at the turn of the century
  • Leonid Heretz
  • Tolstoy's way of no flesh : abstinence, vegetarianism, and Christian physiology
  • Ronald D. LeBlanc
  • Is hay only for horses? : highlights of Russian vegetarianism at the turn of the century
  • Darra Goldstein
  • Appetite for power : predators, carnivores, and cannibals in Dostoevsky's fiction
  • Ronald D. LeBlanc
  • Strawberries and chocolate : Tsvetaeva, Mandelstam, and the plight of the hungry poet
  • Pamela Chester
  • Stovelore in Russian folklife
  • Communal dining and state cafeterias in Moscow and Petrograd, 1917-1921
  • Mauricio Borrero
  • Beginnings of Soviet culinary arts
  • Halina Rothstein and Robert A. Rothstein
  • Food and national identity in Soviet Armenia
  • Joyce Toomre
  • Food as art : painting in late Soviet Russia
  • Musya Glants
  • Snejana Tempest
  • Food in the Rus' Primary chronicle
  • Horace G. Lunt
  • Food in Catherinian St. Petersburg
  • George E. Munro
  • Forced hunger and rational restraint in the Russian peasant diet : one populist's vision
  • Cathy A. Frierson
Control code
35548912
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvii, 250 pages
Isbn
9780253211064
Isbn Type
(pa : alk. paper)
Lccn
96041786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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