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Author Lewicka, Paulina B.

Title Food and foodways of medieval Cairenes [electronic resource] : aspects of life in an Islamic metropolis of the eastern Mediterranean / by Paulina B. Lewicka.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 626 pages) : maps.
Series Islamic history and civilization : studies and texts, 0929-2403 ; v. 88
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 88.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Maps; Introductory Essay Medieval Cairo and Its Inhabitants; Survey of the Sources for the Study of the Medieval Cairene Food Culture; Part One On Food; Part Two On Eating; Part Three On Beverages; Bibliography; General Index; Index of Arabic Terms.
Summary As a corpus-based study which aims at profiling the food culture of medieval Cairo, the book is an attempt to reconstruct the menu of Cairenes as well as their various daily practices, customs and habits related to food and eating.
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Subject Food habits -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Food habits -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- History.
Diet -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Dinners and dining -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- History.
Table etiquette -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History.
Cairo (Egypt) -- Civilization.
Egypt -- History -- 640-1250.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lewicka, Paulina B. Food and foodways of medieval Cairenes. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 9789004194724 (DLC) 2011014528 (OCoLC)710019023
ISBN 9789004206465 (electronic bk.)
9004206469 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613270542