The Culture of Food in England, 1200-1500 by C. M. Woolgar

By C. M. Woolgar

In this revelatory paintings of social background, C. M. Woolgar exhibits that foodstuff in late-medieval England used to be way more complicated, diversified, and extra culturally major than we think at the present time. Drawing on an enormous diversity of resources, he charts how rising applied sciences in addition to an inflow of latest flavors and tendencies from out of the country had an influence on consuming behavior around the social spectrum. From the pauper’s bowl to elite tables, from early fad diets to the perceived ethical superiority of definite meals, and from neighborhood people treatments to luxuries equivalent to lampreys, Woolgar illuminates wish, necessity, day-by-day rituals, and enjoyment throughout 4 centuries.

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The Culture of Food in England, 1200-1500

During this revelatory paintings of social historical past, C. M. Woolgar exhibits that nutrition in late-medieval England was once way more complicated, diversified, and extra culturally major than we think this day. Drawing on an enormous variety of assets, he charts how rising applied sciences in addition to an inflow of latest flavors and tendencies from out of the country had an effect on consuming behavior around the social spectrum.

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