author: Magdalena Ivković

99 pages

20,8 х 22,4 cm

paperback

Belgrade 2011

In Serbian with short conclusion in English
400,00 дин

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The book tells about the role of the cult of bread, which follows the events of human life like birth, baptism, weddings and calendar holidays celebrations such as Easter, Christmas and saint patron's day as a symbol of abundance and prosperity.

The author introduces us to methods of production of grain, way of making bread and the symbolic meaning of bread as a ritual object.
She observes and explains the change and differences in customs and beliefs that have developed in different periods. Through bread as the ritual subject, is told the story of human life from anthropological, cultural and culinary aspects.