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Title Food and eating in medieval Europe [electronic resource] / edited by Martha Carlin and Joel T. Rosenthal.

Imprint London ; Rio Grande, Ohio : Hambledon Press, 1998.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 188 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The feast hall in Anglo-Saxon society / Marjorie A. Brown -- Pilgrims to table : food consumption in Chaucer's Canterbury tales / Elizabeth M. Biebel -- Fast food and urban living standards in medieval England / Martha Carlin -- Did the peasants really starve in medieval England? / Christopher Dyer -- Cannibalism as an aspect of famine in two English chronicles / Julia Marvin -- Driven by drink? Ale consumption and the agrarian economy of the London region, c. 1300-1400 / James A. Galloway -- Making sense of medieval culinary records : much done, but much more to do / Constance B. Hieatt -- Feeding medieval cities : some historical approaches / Margaret Murphy -- The household of Alice de Bryene, 1412-13 / ffiona Swabey -- Queu du roi, roi des queux : Taillevent and the profession of medieval cooking / Alan S. Weber -- Medieval and Renaissance wedding banquets and other feasts / Susan F. Weiss.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Summary 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.
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Subject Food habits -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Dinners and dining -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Europe -- Social life and customs.
Chronological Term To 1500
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Carlin, Martha.
Rosenthal, Joel Thomas, 1934-
Other Form: Print version: Food and eating in medieval Europe. London ; Rio Grande, Ohio : Hambledon Press, 1998 1852851481 9781852851484 (DLC) 98016277 (OCoLC)38853897
ISBN 9780826419200 (electronic bk.)
0826419208 (electronic bk.)