The English Medieval Feast

1st Edition

William Edward Mead

Routledge
June 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 270 Pages
ISBN 9780367193799 - CAT# K417689
Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

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Summary

Originally published in 1931, The English Medieval Feast examines the act of feasting and food during the medieval period. The book provides a scholarly look at the human detail involved in the variety of medieval manners and customs which make up the medieval feast. The book introduces the scene of the feast and its service, providing explanations of the food, drink and preparation that comprised the act of the medieval feast. The book also describes in full, certain and notable feasts of the period. The book also includes some historical examination of medieval dietetics which will be of interest to the modern reader.

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