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Porta Palazzo: The Anthropology of an Italian Market (Contemporary Ethnography) Hardcover – 29 Feb 2012

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  • Hardcover: 232 pages
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (29 Feb. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0812244060
  • ISBN-13: 978-0812244069
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 2.5 x 24.1 cm
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"A robust, well-structured and argued book. [Rachel Black] provides us with a fresh, different slant on an urban space that, as she demonstrates, is far from being a place simply for buying and selling food."--Anthropology of Food

"A very readable and accessible ethnography of the Porta Palazzo open-air market in Turin, Italy."--Journal of Modern Italian Studies

About the Author

Rachel E. Black is Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator of the Gastronomy Program at Boston University. She is the editor of Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia. Carlo Petrini is the founder of the Slow Food Movement and the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy. His books include Slow Food Nation: Why Our Food Should Be Good, Clean, and Fair.

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