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Food & Eating In Medieval Europe - Martha Carlin

Food & Eating In Medieval Europe

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1998
ISBN: 9781852851484
Number Of Pages: 204

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Eating and drinking are essential to life and therefore of great interest to the historian. As well as having a real fascination in their own right, both activities are an integral part of the both social and economic history. Yet food and drink, especially in the middle ages, have received less than their proper share of attention. The essays in this volume approach their subject from a variety of angles: from the reality of starvation and the reliance on 'fast food' of those without cooking facilities, to the consumption of an English lady's household and the career of a cook in the French royal household.

Pilgrims to Table: An Anaysis of Food Consumption in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
The Feast Hall in Anglo-Saxon Poetry
Fast Food and Urban Living Standards in Medieval England
Did the Peasants Realy Starve?
Driven by Drink? Ale Consumption and theAgrarian Economy of London Region, c. 1300-1400
Making Sense of Medieval Culinary Records: Much Done but Much More to Do
Cannibalism as an Aspect of Famine in Two English Chronicles, Margaret Murphy Feeding Medieval Cities: Some Historical Approaches
The Household of Alice de Bryene, 1412-13: There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
Guillaume Tirel: A Cook at the Royal Court of France in the Fourteenth Century
Renaissance Wedding Banquets
Index
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ISBN: 9781852851484
ISBN-10: 1852851481
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 1st July 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 15.57  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1