Bread and Oil: Majorcan Culture's Last Stand

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Food as identity is the key to understanding Tomas Graves's book. As a Majorcan, he defends the island's right to eat bread and olive oil, an act that reflects his reaction to the globalization of food and culture.

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Tomas Graves, son of celebrated British poet Robert Graves, was born and raised in Majorca, where he still lives. He is a master craftsman of typographic design and letterpress printing and he also plays in a rock band. He is the author of two other books A Home in Majorca: A Practical Guide to the Traditional House and Rural Life and Tuning Up at Dawn, which was serialised on BBC Radio Four as Book of the Week.

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