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By Jordan D. Rosenblum

ISBN-10: 0521195985

ISBN-13: 9780521195980

ISBN-10: 1107666430

ISBN-13: 9781107666436

foodstuff usually defines societies or even civilizations. via specific commensality regulations, teams shape designated identities: people with whom 'we' devour ('us') and people with whom 'we' can't devour ('them'). This id is enacted day-by-day, turning the organic have to devour right into a culturally major task. during this e-book, Jordan D. Rosenblum explores how foodstuff rules and practices helped to build the id of early rabbinic Judaism. Bringing jointly the scholarship of rabbinics with that of nutrition reports, this quantity first examines the ancient truth of meals creation and intake in Roman-era Palestine. It then explores how early rabbinic meals laws created a unique Jewish, male, and rabbinic id. Rosenblum's paintings demonstrates how rabbinic meals practices developed an fit to be eaten identity.

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