The land of hunger / Piero Camporesi ; translated by Tania Croft-Murray with the assistance of Claire Foley ; Italian dialect and Latin text translated by Shayne Mitchell.

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Published
  • Cambridge : Polity Press 1996
Physical description
vi, 223 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0745608884
Contents
  • Introduction: from giant to beggar: the Colossus and the man of naught -- The devil's carnival -- Charlatans, cheats and malingerers -- The science of the belly: decline and death of the myth of Cockaigne -- The land of hunger -- The witches' carnival -- A blemished world.
Language
  • English

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