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Title Food in medieval England : diet and nutrition / edited by C.M. Woolgar, D. Serjeantson, and T. Waldron.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 347 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series Medieval history and archaeology.
Medieval history and archaeology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The consumption of field crops in medieval England / D.J. Stone -- Gardens and garden produce in the later Middle Ages / C.C. Dyer -- The archaeology of medieval plant foods / L. Moffett -- From Cu and Sceap to Beffe and Motton / N.J. Sykes -- Pig husbandry and consumption in medieval England / U. Albarella -- Meat and dairy products in late medieval England / C.M. Woolgar -- Fish consumption in medieval England / D. Serjeantson and C.M. Woolgar -- Birds : food and a mark of status / D. Serjeantson -- The consumption and supply of birds in late medieval England / D.J. Stone -- The impact of the Normans on hunting practices in England / N.J. Sykes -- Procuring, preparing, and serving venison in late medieval England / J. Birrell -- Group diets in late medieval England / C.M. Woolgar -- Seasonal patterns in food consumption in the later Middle Ages / C.C. Dyer -- Monastic pittances in the Middle Ages / B.F. Harvey -- Diet in Medieval England : the evidence from stable isotopes / G. M├╝ldner and M.P. Richards -- Medieval diet and demography / P.R. Schofield -- Nutrition and the skeleton / T. Waldron.
Summary This book draws on the latest research across different disciplines to present the most up-to-date picture of English diet from the early Saxon period up to c.1540. It draws on a wide range of sources, from the historical records of medieval farms, abbeys, and households both great and small, to animal bones, human remains, and plants from archaeological sites. - ;Food and diet are central to understanding daily life in the middle ages. In the last two decades, the potential for the study of diet in medieval England has changed markedly: historians have addressed sources in new ways; material.
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Subject Diet -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Food -- History -- To 1500.
Diet -- history.
Food -- history.
History, Medieval.
Chronological Term To 1500
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Woolgar, C. M.
Waldron, T. (Tony)
Serjeantson, D. (Dale)
Other Form: Print version: Food in medieval England. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006 (DLC) 2006012185
ISBN 0191534285 (electronic bk.)
9780191534287 (electronic bk.)
9780199273492 (Cloth)
0199273499 (Cloth)
0199273499 (Cloth)