Food in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays

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Melitta Weiss Adamson
Taylor & Francis, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 214 pages
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The enormous interest in recent years in the role of food in history has inspired this scholarly and entertaining collection of ten newly commissioned articles by medievalists
 

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Contents

Interreginal Influences in Medieval Cooking
45
The Evolution of Culinary Techniques in the Medieval
61
Jews and Christians at the Lords Table?
113
Hungry Heroes in Medieval Literature
145
Pears and Pregnancy in Chaucers Merchants Tale
161
Notes on Contributors
197
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About the author (1995)

MELITTA WEISS ADAMSON is Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Western Ontario.