Food in medieval England : diet and nutrition (Book, 2006) []
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Food in medieval England : diet and nutrition

Food in medieval England : diet and nutrition

Author: C M Woolgar; Dale Serjeantson; Tony Waldron
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C M Woolgar; Dale Serjeantson; Tony Waldron
ISBN: 9780199273492 0199273499
OCLC Number: 185408416
Description: xi, 347 s. : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction ; I: SURVEY OF FOODSTUFFS ; 2. The Consumption of Field Crops in Medieval England ; 3. Gardens and Garden Produce in Later Medieval England ; 4. The Archaeology of Medieval Plant Foods ; 5. From Cu and Sceap to Beffe and Motton: The Management, Distribution, and Consumption of Cattle and Sheep, AD 410-1550 ; 6. Pig Husbandry and Pork Consumption in Medieval England ; 7. Meat and Dairy Products in Late Medieval England ; 8. Fish Consumption in Medieval England ; 9. Birds: Food and a Mark of Status ; 10. The Consumption and Supply of Birds in Late Medieval England ; 11. The Impact of the Normans on Hunting Practices in England ; 12. Procuring, Preparing, and Serving Venison in Late Medieval England ; II: STUDIES IN DIET AND NUTRITION ; 13. Group Diets in Late Medieval England ; 14. Seasonal Patterns in Food Consumption in the Later Middle Ages ; 15. Monastic Pittances in the Middle Ages ; 16. Diet in Medieval England: The Evidence from Stable Isotopes ; 17. Diet and Medieval Demography ; 18. Nutrition and the Skeleton ; 19. Conclusion ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: edited by C.M. Woolgar, D. Serjeantson, and T. Waldron.
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