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Good cheer

By HACKWOOD, Frederick William

subjects: history,

  • 1. Good cheer | the romance of food and | feasting | by | Frederick W. Hackwood | author of "The Good Old Times," "Inns, Ales and Drinking Customs | of Old England," etc.
    London and Leipsic: T. Fisher Unwin; 1911
    22.0 x 14.0 cm   Pp [1-6] 7-424   Blue cloth with feasting scene on front
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    The title-page is printed in black and red. There are thirty-seven chapters: "The sacred rage of hunger', "Culinary art: the mainspring of civilisation', "The dietary of the scriptures', "The foods and culinary practices of the ancients', "A Roman banquet', "Early English fare', "Monastic culinary influences', "Right royal feasting', "Baronial profusion', "Table manners of Tudor times', "A period of change', "Introduction of forks', "Forks and refinement', "When England fed itself', "The roast beef of old England', "The staff of life', "Seasonal festivals and periodic feastings', "Local comestibles of widespread fame', "County feasts', "The cook and his art', "Cookery-book diversions', "Epicures', "Gastrolators', "Good for food', "National foods and national prejudices', "Influence of diet on national character', "Curiosities of diet', "Vegetarianism", "Anthropophagy' [cannibalism], "Diet and health, tastes and traits', "Food adulteration', "Hospitality', "Aristology', "The aesthetics of the dinner-table', "A