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Empire of Pleasures Paperback – July 25, 2002

ISBN-13: 978-0415280730 ISBN-10: 0415280737 Edition: 1st

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Editorial Reviews


'cholarly and entertaining book about food, sex, and the fizz of social life' - Humphrey Carpenter, Sunday Times

'This book is the ideal companion for the armchair tourist.' - Classical Review

About the Author

Andrew Dalby is a historian and linguist. He is also the author of Siren Feasts: A History of Food and Gastronomy in Greece(Routledge 1996), which won the Runciman Prize in 1996 and (with Sally Grainger) The Classical Cookbook (1996). --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (July 25, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415280737
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415280730
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #630,208 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 10 people found the following review helpful By I. Rooney on March 24, 2006
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What a great book...opened my eyes to a new world food history!

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