Foodways and daily life in medieval Anatolia : a new social history / by Nicolas Trépanier
- Trépanier, Nicolas, 1976-
- Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2014.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 243 pages ; 24 cm
- A Note on Transliteration -- Introduction -- Chapter One. Food Production -- Chapter Two. Food Exchanges -- Chapter Three. Food Consumption -- Chapter Four. Food and Religion -- Conclusion.
- "This book investigates daily life in Anatolia during the fourteenth century, the dawn of the Ottoman era, through the many ways in which humans experience food. This includes meals and the social interactions that they entail, of course, but also the production activities of peasants and gardeners, the exchanges of food between the common folk, merchants and the state, and the religious landscape that unfolds around food-related beliefs and practices. Using an array of sources ranging from hagiographies to archaeology and from Sufi poetry to endowment deeds, the resulting study presents a broad picture of a society's daily life and worldviews through the multiplicity of its interactions with food, in a style that both scholars and non-specialists will enjoy"--
- 9780292759299 hardback
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-234) and index.
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