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Lang Matl
Author La Pradelle, Michèle de.

Uniform Title Vendredis de Carpentras. English.
Title Market day in Provence / Michèle de La Pradelle ; translated by Amy Jacobs.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  F205.S54 D35 2004    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  F205.S54 D35 2004 c.2  Available
Description xiii, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Fieldwork encounters and discoveries
Note Translation of: Les vendredis de Carpentras: faire son marché, en Provence ou ailleurs.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword to the American edition, by Jack Katz -- Introduction -- The market stage -- City tour -- Well-ordered chaos -- An economy of enticement -- The art of taking one's time -- Familiar strangers -- Delights of free trade -- Commerce of the imaginary -- "The customer doesn't go by price here" -- "Pumpkins are rounder at the market" -- "Let me have some pâté, but your pâté" -- "I sell Provence" -- Ordinary authenticity -- The truffle circle -- Pleasure of the agora -- Equality of opportunity -- All at the market, all in the same boat -- In full view -- Generalized friendship -- Identity on offer -- "Do you still make those little caillettes of yours?" -- In the forebears' footsteps -- Conclusion: a moment of utopia.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Markets -- France -- Carpentras -- Social aspects.
Fairs -- France -- Carpentras -- Social aspects.
Carpentras (France) -- Commerce -- Social aspects.
Carpentras (France) -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 0226141845 (cloth : acid-free paper)