Food & Feast in Tudor England

Food & Feast in Tudor England

by Alison Sim
     
 

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Chapters cover food and society in the sixteenth century, kitchens and cooking, what people drank, food and health (including Tudor ideas on healthy eating), setting the table and table manners, feasting and banquets. Alison Sim shows that dining habits in the sixteenth century were not the same as those of the Middle Ages and that Tudor dining, at least for the

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Chapters cover food and society in the sixteenth century, kitchens and cooking, what people drank, food and health (including Tudor ideas on healthy eating), setting the table and table manners, feasting and banquets. Alison Sim shows that dining habits in the sixteenth century were not the same as those of the Middle Ages and that Tudor dining, at least for the wealthier section of the population, was much more sophisticated than it is generally given credit for.

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A highly accessible discussion of the diverse aspects of the everyday life and responsibilities of women in the 16th century, including such topics as religion and marriage, childbirth and raising children, education, household duties, and the role women played in business. Fine b&w illustrations with a few in color. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752495422
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
03/08/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
277 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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