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The Monastic Diet

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

in Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Food was the largest single category of expenditure for Durham Cathedral Priory. This chapter analyses what was purchased under this heading. There are sections on the provisioning infrastructure of ... More


Price, Preference, and Purpose: Factors Influencing the Priory’s Purchasing Decisions

Miranda Threlfall-Holmes

in Monks and Markets: Durham Cathedral Priory 1460-1520

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253814
eISBN:
9780191719813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253814.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on how the obedientiaries' purchasing decisions were made, looking at the various factors that influenced or limited their choices and their behaviour as consumers. Three case ... More


The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Harry Kelsey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Prior histories of the first Spanish mariners to circumnavigate the globe in the sixteenth century have focused on Ferdinand Magellan and the other illustrious leaders of these daring expeditions. ... More


Sauces and Spices, Sugars and Preserves

C. M. Woolgar

in The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of sauces and spices in the food culture of the Middle Ages. Sauces and spices were seen as stimulating appetite; further, spices continued to operate after food had ... More


From Istanbul with Love: Rumours, Conspiracies and Commercial Competition in Aceh–Ottoman Relations, 1550s to 1570s

Jorge Santos Alves

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The political and diplomatic contacts established over the course of the 1560s are one of the most important chronological and symbolic landmarks of relations between the Sultanate of Aceh and the ... More


The Economic Relationship between the Ottoman Empire and Southeast Asia in the Seventeenth Century

A. C. S. Peacock

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Southeast Asia was linked to the Ottoman Empire by economic ties, in particular the spice trade, but the nature of this relationship is poorly understood, especially for the seventeenth century. Its ... More


Introduction

Steven E. Sidebotham

in Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244306
eISBN:
9780520948389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244306.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Berenike, a port on Egypt's Red Sea coast, is the ideal microcosm to study in order to come to grips with ancient “Old World” commerce and its impact on those who participated in it. The Maritime ... More


Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Kristina Bross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power. Through close readings, ... More


The Incense Trees of the Land of Emeralds: Exotic Aromatics in Medieval South Asia

James McHugh

in Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916306
eISBN:
9780199980260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916306.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The most valued components of perfumes were precious and exotic materials: sandalwood, aloeswood, musk, camphor, saffron, and incenses. This chapter discusses the imaginary worlds where these ... More


The Names of Oran

Hélène Cixous

in Volleys of Humanity: Essays 1972-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639038
eISBN:
9780748653638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the various names of Oran. It looks at the feature given to the word-names in Oran, and examines the concepts of language and ‘tongue’. It also narrates Cixous' first visit and ... More


Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Peter C. Mancall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... More


London, 1609 Virginia Richly Valued

Peter C. Mancall

in Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the arrival and departure of long-distance voyages, which had become notable spectacles in London. Hakluyt was more attuned to events abroad than most of the city's residents, ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?

Linda A. Parker

in Cannabinoids and the Brain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

In the final chapter, areas of future research in gaining a better understanding the functions of the endocannabinoid system and the effects of cannabis on this system are envisioned. It is critical ... More


Form and Function: On Politics and the Morphology of the Bazaar in Yazd

Ali Modarres

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of politics on the transformation of the form and function of the bazaar in Yazd, especially after the 19th century. Given the historical importance of Yazd to the ... More


The Expansion of the Sugar Market in Western Europe

Eddy Stols

in Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828755
eISBN:
9781469603667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895627_schwartz.12
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the European market for sugar prior to 1650, and how it was traded and consumed in Western Europe. Focusing on Antwerp and Amsterdam as epicenters of sugar consumption, it ... More


“Those Curious Manufactures That Empire Affords”: India Goods and Early English Expansion

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

At the beginning of the seventeenth century, many imperial thinkers, Lord Mayors, and adventurers in England thought of America and India together, and of America as a type of India. America seemed ... More


The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Kara Newman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book takes a close look at agricultural commodities, from the iconic pork belly to the obscure peppercorn and nutmeg. The results of an investigation are recorded here and show how contracts ... More


Kate O'Brien and the erotics of liberal Catholic dissent

Michael G. Cronin

in Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the literary censorship of Katy O'Brien's novels: Mary Lavelle (1936) and The Land of Spices (1941). O'Brien's novels were banned in Ireland because of their explicit depiction ... More


The Spice Route

Kara Newman

in The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter traces the history of spices and how they have been linked with currency and commerce. Spices, specifically peppercorns, were traded for several decades in the United States commodities ... More


The Voyages of Loaisa and Saavedra

Harry Kelsey

in The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter details the voyages of Fray García Jofre de Loaisa and Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón. Loaisa was a prominent military commander selected by King Charles to lead a fleet that would confirm the ... More


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