Daily Life in Elizabethan England

Daily Life in Elizabethan England

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This book offers an experiential perspective on the lives of Elizabethans—how they worked, ate, and played—with hands-on examples that include authentic music, recipes, and games of the period.


This book offers an experiential perspective on the lives of Elizabethans—how they worked, ate, and played—with hands-on examples that include authentic music, recipes, and games of the period.


• Multiple primary-source sidebars in each chapter

• 49 primary-source images, modern reconstructions, and diagrams and patterns for original artifacts



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Forgeng wrote the original volume as a reference for living history. Now a curator at the Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts, he revises it in light of the research and writing he has done in the 12 years since, and to conform to the format and style of the series. His topics include society, households and the course of life, cycles of time, material culture, clothing and accouterments, food and drink, and entertainments. A chronology and a glossary are included, along with an appendix on how to throw an Elizabethan living history party. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, 2010
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780313365607
0313365601
9780313365614
031336561X
Branch Call Number: 942.055 F763d, 2010
Characteristics: xx, 276 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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The sort of history I enjoy: how people lived.

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