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Author Thirsk, Joan.

Title Food in early modern England : phases, fads, fashions 1500-1760 / Joan Thirsk.

Imprint London : Hambledon Continuum, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  GT2853.G7 T48 2007    Available  ---
Description xx, 396 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Setting the scene before 1500 -- The food scene captured in print, 1500-50 -- The widening world of food, 1550-1600 -- Science and the search for food, 1600-40 -- War and a renewed search for food, 1640-60 -- Food in a quickening commercial world, 1660-1700 -- On the edge of the next food world, 1700-60 -- Regional and social patterns of diet -- A closer look at some foods : Bread ; The meat of farmyard animals and rabbits ; Eggs and bird meat, farm-fed and wild ; Fish ; Dairy foods ; Vegetables and herbs ; Fruit ; Drinks ; Condiments: spices, salt, pepper, sugar and sauces.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Food habits -- England -- History.
Diet -- England -- History.
ISBN 9781852855383 (hbk.)
185285538X (hbk.)