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The road of food habits in the Mediterranean area : Naples, 26-30 May 1997 : proceedings of the international congress : 7th meeting of the International Commission of Anthropology of Food, body of the I.U.A.E.S. / edited by Massimo Cresta and Vito Teti.

International Commission on Anthropology of Food and Food Problems. International Congress 1997 : Naples, Italy)
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Roma : Istituto Italiano di Antropologia, 1998.

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481 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.


At head of title: Archaeology, history, religion, culture, medicine, technology, economy.
"Rivista di antropologia ... supplemento al v. 76"--Cover.

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Includes bibliographical references.


The road of food habits in the Mediterranean area between biology and culture / M. Cresta, V. Teti.--The origin of Mediterranean diet in Italy / L. Costantini.--Fowl and fishes / A. Ronen, H. Winter -- Results of paleonutritional analyses performed on ancient human samples of Mediterranean are / F. Bartoli.--Early Holocene food changes in Central Sahara / S. Di Lernia.--New data about food production and ronment during Bronze Age in south-eastern Italy / G. Fiorentino, F. Radina.--Wine and olive in European Bronze age food habits / R. Peroni.--Oil production and olive cultivation in prehistory / T. Di Fraia.--Oriental inedited mill-stones in promontory of Caprione, Gulf of La Spezia / E. Calzolari.--Isotopic analysis bone collagen and the reconstruction of diet in coastal environment / P. Francalacci.--Human diet of animal origin in Italy between the Palaeolithic and Metal age in light of archaezoological data / J. De Grossi Mazzorin, A. Tagliacozzo.
A Greek Mediterranean diet / C. Lambrou-Phillipson.--The food of the gods in the ancient Mediterranean civilization / E. Petrioli.--Malnutrition in the ancient Mediterranean / P. Garnsey.--Diet and health depicted from human skeletal remains by archaeometry / G. Grupe.--Demography, nutrition and stress in Italian peninsula from the Copper Age to the Roman Imperial age / A. Cucina, D. Mancinelli, A. Coppa.--Dental anthropology, paleobiology and environment / L. Salvadei, G. Manzi.--Pompei / E. Martucci, A.M. Raimondi Cresta, M.L. Rinaldi Veloccia.--Nutrition in a central Mediterranean island community / C. Cassar.--Aspects des coutumes alimentaires en Islam / S. Kahwaji.--Food consumption and nutrition habits in Tunisia at the beginning of the III millenium / K. Nagati ... [et al.].--Food consumption pattern in Lebanon / N.H. Baba.
Versatile food consumption and future / M.A. Hussein.--Religious fasting in Greece / A. Trichopoulou, S. Andreadaki, K. Botsi.--The influences in the Mediterranean "cuisine" and diet / F. Aubaile-Sallenave.--Evolution of food consumption and life sytles in France in the past 50 years / A. Hubert.--Eating and drinking in Portugal / M. Valagão.--The identity of the tomato in gastronomy / A. Capatti.--Views about food and culture in our contemporary word / Y. De Garine.--Traditional forms of nutrition in Cyprus as known from written sources and oral tradition / E. Rizopoulou-Egoumenidou.--A testament of savagery / C. Lambrou-Phillipson, J. Phillipson.--The structure of food consumption in the Mezzogiorno / F.G. Leone.--Food and drink in Mexico / R. Avila.--Concepts of the "Mediterranean diet" in U.K. and Australia compared to food intake studies on the Catalan coast of the Mediterranean / H. Macbeth.--North-western Europe and food from the Mediterranean / A.P. Den Hartog.


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