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The Resource Food : a cultural culinary history, Ken Albala, (videorecording)

Food : a cultural culinary history, Ken Albala, (videorecording)

Label
Food : a cultural culinary history
Title
Food
Title remainder
a cultural culinary history
Statement of responsibility
Ken Albala
Title variation
Cultural culinary history
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This course explores the history of how humans have produced, cooked, and consumed food--from the earliest hunting-and-gathering societies to the present. This course examines how civilizations and their food ways have been shaped by geography, native flora and fauna, and technological innovations
Member of
Cataloging source
MUU
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
GT2850
LC item number
.A43 2013
PerformerNote
Taught by: Professor Ken Albala, University of the Pacific
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Albala, Ken
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
The great courses. Better living
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food
  • Food habits
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Food : a cultural culinary history, Ken Albala, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
36 lectures, 30 minutes per lecture
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 290 pages ; 19 cm.).
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in course guidebook
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Hunting, gathering, and Stone Age cooking -- What early agriculturalists ate -- Egypt and the gift of the Nile -- Ancient Judea--from Eden to kosher laws -- Classical Greece--wine, olive oil, and trade -- The Alexandrian exchange and the four humors -- disc. 2. Ancient India--sacred cows and Ayurveda -- Yin and Yang of classical Chinese cuisine -- Dining in republican and imperial Rome -- Early Christianity--food rituals and asceticism -- Europe's Dark Ages and Charlemagne -- Islam--a thousand and one nights of cooking -- disc 3. Carnival in the High Middle Ages -- International Gothic cuisine -- A Renaissance in the kitchen -- Aztecs and the roots of Mexican cooking -- 1492--globalization and fusion cuisines -- 16th century manners and reformation diets -- disc 4. Papal Rome and the Spanish Golden Age -- The birth of French haute cuisine -- Elizabethan England, Puritans, country food -- Dutch treat--coffee, tea, sugar, tobacco -- African and Aboriginal cuisines -- Edo, Japan--Samurai dining and Zen aesthetics -- disc 5. Colonial cookery in North America -- Eating in the early Industrial Revolution -- Romantics, vegetarians, utopians -- First restaurants, chefs, and gastronomy -- Big business and the homogenization of food -- Food imperialism around the World -- disc 6. Immigrant cuisines and ethnic restaurants -- War, nutritionism, and the Great Depression -- World War II and the advent of fast food -- Counterculture--from hippies to foodies -- Science of new dishes and new organisms -- The past as prologue?
Control code
ocn844350366
Dimensions
3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
6 videodiscs (1080 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
641.309 F739 ; XX-D ; SA ; 6DVD/1PM/1AW ; D06 ; S-7709 bag ; LAP ; V1306TC1.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 9180
  • PD9180A
  • ID9180A-01
  • PB9180A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 844350366
  • (Sirsi) 844350366
  • (OCoLC)844350366
System details
DVD, full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Food : a cultural culinary history, Ken Albala, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
36 lectures, 30 minutes per lecture
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 290 pages ; 19 cm.).
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in course guidebook
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Hunting, gathering, and Stone Age cooking -- What early agriculturalists ate -- Egypt and the gift of the Nile -- Ancient Judea--from Eden to kosher laws -- Classical Greece--wine, olive oil, and trade -- The Alexandrian exchange and the four humors -- disc. 2. Ancient India--sacred cows and Ayurveda -- Yin and Yang of classical Chinese cuisine -- Dining in republican and imperial Rome -- Early Christianity--food rituals and asceticism -- Europe's Dark Ages and Charlemagne -- Islam--a thousand and one nights of cooking -- disc 3. Carnival in the High Middle Ages -- International Gothic cuisine -- A Renaissance in the kitchen -- Aztecs and the roots of Mexican cooking -- 1492--globalization and fusion cuisines -- 16th century manners and reformation diets -- disc 4. Papal Rome and the Spanish Golden Age -- The birth of French haute cuisine -- Elizabethan England, Puritans, country food -- Dutch treat--coffee, tea, sugar, tobacco -- African and Aboriginal cuisines -- Edo, Japan--Samurai dining and Zen aesthetics -- disc 5. Colonial cookery in North America -- Eating in the early Industrial Revolution -- Romantics, vegetarians, utopians -- First restaurants, chefs, and gastronomy -- Big business and the homogenization of food -- Food imperialism around the World -- disc 6. Immigrant cuisines and ethnic restaurants -- War, nutritionism, and the Great Depression -- World War II and the advent of fast food -- Counterculture--from hippies to foodies -- Science of new dishes and new organisms -- The past as prologue?
Control code
ocn844350366
Dimensions
3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
6 videodiscs (1080 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
641.309 F739 ; XX-D ; SA ; 6DVD/1PM/1AW ; D06 ; S-7709 bag ; LAP ; V1306TC1.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 9180
  • PD9180A
  • ID9180A-01
  • PB9180A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 844350366
  • (Sirsi) 844350366
  • (OCoLC)844350366
System details
DVD, full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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