Food, Eating and Identity in Early Medieval England (Anglo-Saxon Studies)

Food, Eating and Identity in Early Medieval England (Anglo-Saxon Studies)

Allen J. Frantzen


nutrients within the center a long time often inspires pictures of feasting, speeches, and designated events, even if so much facts of nutrition tradition comprises fragments of normal issues corresponding to knives, cooking pots, and grinding stones, that are infrequently pointed out by way of modern writers. This booklet places way of life and its items on the centre of the nutrients global. It brings jointly archaeological and textual proof to teach how phrases and implements linked to foodstuff contributed to social identification in any respect degrees of Anglo-Saxon society. It additionally appears on the networks which attached fields to kitchens and associated rural centres to buying and selling websites. Fasting, redesigned box platforms, and where of fish within the vitamin are tested in a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary inquiry into the facility of nutrition to bare social complexity. Allen J. Frantzen is Professor of English at Loyola collage Chicago.

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