Book ID: CBB744419400

The Kingdom of Rye: A Brief History of Russian Food (2022)

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Goldstein, Darra (Author)


University of California Press
Publication date: 2022
Language: English


Publication Date: 2022
Physical Details: 200

The Kingdom of Rye unearths the foods and flavors of the Russian land. Preeminent food studies scholar Darra Goldstein offers readers a concise, engaging, and gorgeously crafted story of Russian cuisine and culture. This story demonstrates how national identity is revealed through food—and how people know who they are by what they eat together. The Kingdom of Rye examines the Russians' ingenuity in overcoming hunger, a difficult climate, and a history of political hardship while deciphering Russia's social structures from within. This is a domestic history of Russian food that serves up a deeper history, demonstrating that the wooden spoon is mightier than the scepter.

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Authors & Contributors
Gregory, Annabel
Jones, Martin Kenneth
Liu, Xinyi
McGrath, Maria
Morton, Timothy
Nabhan, Gary Paul
Journals
1650--1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era
Agricultural History
Antiquity
Economic History Review
Gastronomica: The Journal of Culinary History
History and Anthropology
Publishers
Lehigh University
Ashgate
Columbia University Press
Hedge
Island Press/Shearwater Books
Reaktion Books
Concepts
Food and foods
Agriculture
Nutrition; dietetics
Grain crops; Cereals; Grasses
Cooking and cuisine
Archaeology
People
Haraway, Donna Jeanne
Plumwood, Val
Tradescant, family
Tradescant, John
Vavilov, Nikolai Ivanovich
Strampelli, Nazareno
Time Periods
20th century, late
19th century
20th century
21st century
17th century
18th century
Places
Russia
Africa
Great Britain
India
Soviet Union
China
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