This volume gathers together all the ingredients which contributed to the phenomenon of the celebratory meal - the people, the clothes, the food, the setting, the action and its circumstances - from Roman villa and monastic refectory to Renaissance banquet and the Victorian dinner party.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages, 70 b&w illustrations, index
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 06/11/2003
- Category: Social & cultural history
- ISBN: 9780712667593