Food & Cooking, & Diet

Cookery and diet of our ancestors from prehistory onwards, from archaeological data to historic recipes.

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  1. From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean

    From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean [Paperback]

    Julie Hruby (Editor); Debra Trusty (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785706325
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Late Bronze Age Aegean cooking vessels illuminate prehistoric cultures, foodways, social interactions, and communication systems. While many scholars have focused on the utility of painted fineware vessels for chronological purposes, the contribut... .... Learn More
  2. Medieval Masterchef

    Medieval Masterchef [Paperback]

    Joanita Vroom (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9782503575797
    Published by : Brepols
    The focus in this varied collection of studies by key scholars in the field is on cuisine and foodways in the Mediterranean and north-western Europe during Medieval and Post-Medieval times (ca. 6th- 20th centuries). The scope of the contributions ... .... Learn More
  3. The Social Archaeology of Food: Thinking about Eating from Prehistory to the Present

    The Social Archaeology of Food: Thinking about Eating from Prehistory to the Present [Hardback]

    Christine A. Hastorf (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.99

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    ISBN: 9781107153363
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers a global perspective on the role food has played in shaping human societies, through both individual and collective identities. It integrates ethnographic and archaeological case studies from the European and Near Eastern Neolithi... .... Learn More
  4. Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece

    Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece [Paperback]

    Paul Halstead (Author); John C. Barrett (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842171677
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology
    Volume: 5
    Food and drink, along with the material culture involved in their consumption, can signify a variety of social distinctions, identities and values. Thus, in Early Minoan Knossos, tableware was used to emphasize the difference between the host and ... .... Learn More
  5. Digital Atlas of Traditional Agricultural Practices and Food Processing

    Digital Atlas of Traditional Agricultural Practices and Food Processing [Hardback]

    R.T.J. Cappers (Author); R. Neef (Author); R. M. Bekker (Author); F. Fantone (Author); Y. Okur (Author)

    £305.00

    ISBN: 9789492444004
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Groningen Archaeological Studies
    Volume: 30
    This atlas is intended as a resource, not just for archaeobotanists hoping to reconstruct past foodways, but also for other archaeologists, palaeoecologists, ethnographers, and agricultural historians. Documenting an era of actual rural community ... .... Learn More
  6. Cooking up the Past

    Cooking up the Past [Paperback]

    C. Mee (Editor); Josette Renard (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781842172278
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume focuses on the ways in which the production and consumption of food developed in the Aegean region in the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, to see how this was linked to the appearance of more complex forms of social organisation. Sit... .... Learn More
  7. Cooking Cultures

    Cooking Cultures: Convergent Histories of Food and Feeling [Hardback]

    Ishita Banerjee-Dube (Editor)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107140363
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This volume offers a study of food, cooking and cuisine in different societies and cultures over different periods of time. It highlights the intimate connections of food, identity, gender, power, personhood and national culture, and also the... .... Learn More
  8. Food Identity and Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Ancient World

    Food Identity and Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Ancient World [Paperback]

    Wim Broekaert (Editor); Robin Nadeau (Editor); John Wilkins (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9789042933040
    Published by : Peeters Press
    Greco-Roman diet and cuisine has recently received considerable attention, resulting in a wide array of studies on food production and consumption, cooking techniques, purchasing power and idealised diets. The current volume brings together a coll... .... Learn More
  9. Zinziber

    Zinziber [Paperback]

    Giles E.M. Gasper (Author); Faith Wallis (Author); Caroline Yeldham (Author); Rachael V. Matthews (Author); Andy Hook (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9781909248342
    Published by : Prospect Books
    The manuscript tradition of English cookery is for the most part clear: scholars have probably already unearthed most of what has remained and, in large part, the manuscripts were composed in the later Middle Ages. Among the muniments of Durham Ca... .... Learn More
  10. The Culture of Food in England, 1200-1500

    The Culture of Food in England, 1200-1500 [Hardback]

    C. M. Woolgar (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780300181913
    Published by : Yale University Press
    In this revelatory work of social history, C. M. Woolgar shows that food in late-medieval England was far more complex, varied, and more culturally significant than we imagine today. Drawing on a vast range of sources, he charts h... .... Learn More

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