Medieval Food and Customs, 1st Edition

  • Stuart A. Kallen
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  • ISBN-10: 1601527195
  • ISBN-13: 9781601527196
  • DDC: 394.1
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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From lords and ladies to merchants and serfs, medieval society was a rich tapestry centered on food, drink, feasts, and social gatherings. This book explores daily life in the medieval era through its appetites and customs focusing on country life, city living, weddings, and celebrations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.
Important Events of Medieval Times.
Introduction: A Melding of Food and Cultures.
1: The Commoner's Table.
2: Castle Cuisine.
3: Merchants, Mistresses, and Market Towns.
4: Weddings and Marriage.
5: Fasts, Feasts, and Celebrations.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.