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Margaret Visser

The Real Meaning of Table Manners

By Melanie Fogel

Volume 19 Number 5
1991 October

Margaret Visser discusses table manners and social behavior, covering everything from cannibalism and the Gulf War to the Eucharist.

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Books by Magaret Visser

Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos, of an Ordinary Meal. McClelland & Stewart, 1986.

The Rituals of Dinner: The Origin, Evolution, Eccentricities and Meaning of Table Manners. HarperCollins, 1991.

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