Franklin

Out of the East : spices and the medieval imagination / Paul Freedman.

Author/Creator:
Freedman, Paul, 1949-
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 275 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Spices -- History -- To 1500.
Spice trade -- Social aspects -- History -- To 1500.
Food habits -- History -- To 1500.
Trade routes -- History -- To 1500.
Europe -- Territorial expansion -- History -- To 1500.
Contents:
Spices and medieval cuisine
Medicine : spices as drugs
The odors of paradise
Trade and prices
Scarcity, abundance, and profit
"That damned pepper" : spices and moral danger
Searching for the realms of spices
Finding the realms of spices : Portugal and Spain.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-258) and index.
ISBN:
9780300111996 (alk. paper)
0300111991 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
169873820
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy