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Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages (Medieval World) by Lynne Elliott

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Published by Crabtree Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • Social history,
  • History - Medieval,
  • Dinners and dining,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • To 1500,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • British Isles,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Cookery, Medieval,
  • Food habits,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8081712M
ISBN 100778713482
ISBN 109780778713487

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