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Recipes and everyday knowledge : medicine, science, and the household in early modern England / Elaine Leong.

  • Leong, Elaine Yuen Tien, 1975-
Date
2018
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2018.

Physical description

281 pages : black and white illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Introduction: recipes, households, and everyday knowledge -- Making recipe books in early modern England: material practices and the social production of knowledge -- Managing health and household from afar -- Collecting recipes step-by-step -- Recipe trials in the early modern household -- Writing the family archive: recipes and the paperwork of kinship -- Recipes for sale: intersections between manuscript and print cultures -- Conclusion: recipes beyond the household.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    DFXN.41.AA6
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780226583495
  • 022658349X
  • 9780226583662
  • 022658366X