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Royal taste : food, power and status at the European courts after 1789 / edited by Daniëlle de Vooght.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Ashgate, c2011.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011.
Physical Description:
xi, 231p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
GT2853.E8 R69 2011 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-226) and index.
Subject Terms:
Courts and courtiers -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Dinners and dining -- Political aspects -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Europe -- History -- 1789-1900.
Food habits -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Political culture -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Vooght, Daniëlle de.

  • The historical models of food and power in European courts of the nineteenth century : an expository essay and prologue / Kenneth Albala
  • A culinary captatio benevolentiae : the use of the truffle as a promotional gift by the Savoy dynasty in the eighteenth century / Rengenier Rittersma
  • Drinking for approval : wine and the British court from George III to Victoria and Albert / Charles C. Ludington
  • Food at the Russian court and the homes of the imperial Russian elite, sixteenth to mid-nineteenth centuries / David I. Burrow
  • Pilaf and bouchées : the modernization of official banquets at the Ottoman palace in the nineteenth century / Özge Samanci
  • The ceremony of dining at Napoléon III's court between 1852 and 1870 / Anne Lair
  • Culinary networks of power in a nineteenth century court society : dining with the kings of the Belgians (1831-1909) / Daniëlle De Vooght.