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Paul Freedman is Chester D. Tripp Professor of History, Yale University. His previous books include Images of the Medieval Peasant, The Origins of Peasant Servitude in Medieval Catalonia, and Food: The History of Taste.
Table of Contents
|Introduction Spices: A Global Commodity||p. 1|
|Spices and Medieval Cuisine||p. 19|
|Medicine: Spices as Drugs||p. 50|
|The Odors of Paradise||p. 76|
|Trade and Prices||p. 104|
|Scarcity, Abundance, and Profit||p. 130|
|"That Damned Pepper": Spices and Moral Danger||p. 146|
|Searching for the Realms of Spices||p. 164|
|Finding the Realms of Spices: Portugal and Spain||p. 193|
|Conclusion The Rise and Fall of Spices||p. 215|
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