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Feasts and fasts : a history of food in India / Colleen Taylor Sen.

Author/Creator:
Sen, Colleen Taylor, author.
Publication:
London, UK : Reaktion Books, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
349 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series:
Foods and nations.
Foods and nations
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Subjects:
Food habits -- India.
Food -- India.
Cooking, Indic.
Contents:
Climate, crops and prehistory
The age of ritual, 1700-1100 BCE
The renunciant tradition and vegetarianism, 1000-300 BCE
Global India and the new orthodoxy, 300 BCE-500 CE
New religious trends and movements : feasting and fasting, 500-1000 CE
Food and Indian doctors, 600 BCE-600 CE
The middle ages : the Manasolassa, Lokopakara and regional cuisines, 600-1300 CE
The Delhi sultanate : Ni'matnama, Supa shastra and Ksemakutuhalam, 1300-1550
The Mughal dynasty and its successors, 1526-1857
The Europeans, the princes and their legacy, 1500-1947
An overview of Indian cuisine : the meal, cooking techniques and regional variations
New trends in Indian food, 1947-present
The food of the Indian diaspora.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781780233529
1780233523
OCLC:
900010840