Publication Date

January 1999

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Transhumant Pastoralism in Southern Europe: Recent Perspectives from Archaeology, History, and Ethnology


A vegetarian has a difficult time finding a suitable restaurant in Serbia — the featured dishes are meat, potatoes with varieties of pork a favorite as in the grilled skewer of meat known as raznjici, the pork equivalent of shiskebab. Some of the folk restaurants now feature corn bread, proja, formerly a basic of the peasant diet and now a romantic speciality. These dietary patterns represent a cycling of time, a link to past patterns of livestock raising — of the herding of pigs in forests. A tourist travelling


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