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Nourishment
Nourishment

Author(s): Vintilă Mihăilescu
Subject(s): Anthropology
Published by: Muzeul Ţăranului Român, Editura Martor
Keywords: nourishment; The Museum of the Romanian Peasant; total social fact; folk culture;

Summary/Abstract: Nourishment is not (only) a matter of biology, it brings society, culture, economy and, last but not least, the sacred together in its deeds and words. Together with sexuality, nourishment is probably the most „total“ social fact human sciences talk about. Hard to stage, the exhibition on nourishment in The Museum of the Romanian Peasant in Bucharest strives to encapsulate these complex dimensions, in a way which rounds and completes Horia Bernea's vision.

  • Issue Year: 2008
  • Issue No: 13
  • Page Range: 143-144
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: English