Food Conservation


ISBN-10 0-907325-40-8

ISBN-13 978-0-907325-40-6

Published Nov 1995

224 pages; 235×155 mm; paperback; many b&w illustrations

Price £14.95



Dr Astri Riddervold (ed.), Dr A Ropeid (ed.)

Food Conservation

Papers from the International Ethnological Food Conference, Sogndal, 1987

This was the subject of the Seventh International Conference on Ethnological Food Research, held at Sogndal, Norway in 1987.

It contains the 24 papers delivered on this topic by the participants, who came from Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America. The papers have been grouped under three heads: TECHNICAL, CULTURAL, and HISTORICAL. A conclusion which emerged from the Conference was that future ethnological research in this important field, whether narrowly or widely focussed, should be conducted in the knowledge that the three aspects are complementary and inter-active. It also became apparent that much work remains to be done in the correlation and comparison of traditional conserva