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Festivals Research Guide

A research guide focusing on documents of European festivals from the 16th through the early 20th century from the Festival collections of the Getty Library

Selected Bibliography

Brown, Peter B., and Ivan Day. Pleasures of the Table: Ritual and Display in the European Dining Room, 1600–1900: An Exhibition at Fairfax House, York, 1st September to 20th November 1997. Castlegate, York: York Civic Trust, 1997. (Library Catalog Record)
Davidson, Alan. The Oxford Companion to Food. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. (Library Catalog Record)
Day, Ivan, ed. Eat, Drink & Be Merry: The British at Table, 1600–2000. London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 2000. (Library Catalog Record)
Mennell, Stephen. All Manners of Food: Eating and Taste in England and France from the Middle Ages to the Present. 2nd ed. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1996. (Library Catalog Record)
Mintz, Sidney Wilfred. Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History. New York: Penguin Books, 1986. (Library Catalog Record)
Paston-Williams, Sara. The Art of Dining: A History of Cooking & Eating. London: National Trust, 1993. (Library Catalog Record)
Strong, Roy C. Art and Power: Renaissance Festivals, 1450–1650. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984. (Library Catalog Record)
Strong, Roy C. Feast: A History of Grand Eating. London: Jonathan Cape, 2002. (Library Catalog Record)
Wheaton, Barbara Ketcham. Savoring the Past: The French Kitchen and Table from 1300 to 1789. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983; New York: Scribner, 1996. (Library Catalog Record)