Download PDF by C. M. Woolgar: The Culture of Food in England, 1200-1500

By C. M. Woolgar

In this revelatory paintings of social historical past, C. M. Woolgar indicates that foodstuff in late-medieval England was once way more complicated, diversified, and extra culturally major than we think at the present time. Drawing on an unlimited diversity of resources, he charts how rising applied sciences in addition to an inflow of recent flavors and traits from in a foreign country had an impression on consuming conduct around the social spectrum. From the pauper’s bowl to elite tables, from early fad diets to the perceived ethical superiority of definite meals, and from neighborhood people treatments to luxuries akin to lampreys, Woolgar illuminates wish, necessity, day-by-day rituals, and delight throughout 4 centuries.

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