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Download PDF by Louis E. Grivetti: Chocolate - History, Culture, Heritage

By Louis E. Grivetti

ISBN-10: 0470121653

ISBN-13: 9780470121658

Foreign organization of Culinary pros (IACP) 2010 Award Finalists within the Culinary Historycategory.
Chocolate. all of us like it, yet how a lot can we particularly learn about it? as well as interesting palates seeing that precedent days, chocolate has performed an vital function in tradition, society, faith, medication, and monetary improvement around the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Europe.
In 1998, the Chocolate historical past crew used to be shaped via the college of California, Davis, and Mars, integrated to record the interesting tale and historical past of chocolate. This booklet gains fifty-seven essays representing examine actions and contributions from greater than a hundred individuals of the crowd. those participants draw from their backgrounds in such diversified fields as anthropology, archaeology, biochemistry, culinary arts, gender experiences, engineering, heritage, linguistics, foodstuff, and paleography. the result's an remarkable, scholarly exam of chocolate, starting with historic pre-Columbian civilizations and finishing with twenty-first-century reports.
Here is a sampling of a few of the attention-grabbing subject matters explored contained in the book:
Ancient gods and Christian celebrations: chocolate and religion
Chocolate and the Boston smallpox epidemic of 1764
Chocolate pots: reflections of cultures, values, and times
Pirates, prizes, and earnings: cocoa and early American east coast trade
Blood, clash, and religion: chocolate within the southeast and southwest borderlands of North America
Chocolate in France: evolution of a luxurious product
Development of inspiration maps and the chocolate learn portal
Not purely does this booklet provide cautious documentation, it additionally positive aspects new and formerly unpublished details and interpretations of chocolate background. furthermore, it bargains a wealth of bizarre and engaging evidence and folklore approximately one of many world's favourite meals.

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Earthenware chocolatière of the faïence fine style, manufactured by the Rue de Charenton factory, Paris, circa 1750s–1760s. 7. Sevres porcelain chocolatière owned by Prince Yusupov. Chinoiserie decor (black background to imitate lacquer work) inspired by Oriental sources, dated 1781. 8. Sevres porcelain chocolatière with white background, part of a breakfast service (déjeuner) belonging to Count Shuvalov, dated to the 1780s. 9. 7. 10. 7 Chocolate: Histor y, Culture, and Heritage FIGURE 12. 11. 7.

Cherub chocolate trade card. 10. Van Houten chocolate trade card. 1. Compagnie Francaise des Chocolats et des Thes chocolate poster, color lithograph by Theophile Alexandre Steinlen, dated 1898. 2. Gala-Peter chocolate poster, color lithograph from the French school. 3. Suchard chocolate poster, color lithograph from the Swiss school, dated late 19th century. 4. Kasseler chocolate poster, color lithograph from the German school, dated early 20th century. 5. Vinay chocolate poster, color lithograph from the French school.

7. Bendorp chocolate postcard. 8. Phillips chocolate trade card. 9. Cherub chocolate trade card. 10. Van Houten chocolate trade card. 1. Compagnie Francaise des Chocolats et des Thes chocolate poster, color lithograph by Theophile Alexandre Steinlen, dated 1898. 2. Gala-Peter chocolate poster, color lithograph from the French school. 3. Suchard chocolate poster, color lithograph from the Swiss school, dated late 19th century. 4. Kasseler chocolate poster, color lithograph from the German school, dated early 20th century.

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