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Marc de Ferrière le Vayer


University Professor

A specialist in the history of luxury in modern times and in particular culinary arts and food culture through innovation, as well as consumption and transformation patterns. After 5 years as a high school teacher, Marc de Ferrière became a curator and archivist at the Musée de l’Orfèvrerie Bouilhet-Christofle silverware museum on which he wrote his thesis. A former lecturer in economic history at the University of Lille 3, since 2004, he has been a Professor at François-Rabelais University in Tours, where he specialises in the history of food.

1 articles
02.06.2016 Marc de Ferrière le Vayer
The fork is clearly an object that is emblematic of Western culture, with complex origins that blend legends and differing accounts of how it was used.
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