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Social access and dispersal of condiments in North-West Europe from the Roman to the medieval period

Livarda, Alexandra; Van der Veen, Marijke

Authors

Alexandra Livarda Alexandra.Livarda@nottingham.ac.uk

Marijke Van der Veen mvdv1@le.ac.uk



Abstract

The introduction and dispersal histories of eight common condiments in North-West Europe are explored: celery, dill, coriander, black mustard, fennel, summer savory, caraway and parsley. The presence of these condiments in archaeobotanical reports from the study area was recorded, together with information on chronological phase, type of site, social status and mode of preservation. Analysis of the data suggests the presence of very distinct patterns of dispersal that highlight the socio-cultural significance of the foods in question.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2008
Journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany
Print ISSN 0939-6314
Electronic ISSN 0939-6314
Publisher Humana Press
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 17
Issue Supple
APA6 Citation Livarda, A., & Van der Veen, M. (2008). Social access and dispersal of condiments in North-West Europe from the Roman to the medieval period. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 17(Supple), doi:10.1007/s00334-008-0168-4
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s00334-008-0168-4
Publisher URL http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00334-008-0168-4
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf
Additional Information The final publication is available at link.springer.com

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