University of Atlantia

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Documenting your food: Ain i Akbari in Mogul India and their relationship with food

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Instructor:
Lisette la Rouxe


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA98 February 3, 2018
Crs #:
514
Date:
Sat Feb 03
Time:
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
4/25
Room:
Hoffler212
Course Category:
Food and Drink
Track:
No track assigned
Description
The Ain i Akbari consist of 3 volumes of documentation written in 16th century India providing a glimpse into the administration of the region during the Mogul influence of Emperor Akbar. This class will discuss how they can be used to document food within the 16th century time period. The class will discuss what the Ain i Akbari documented and give specific examples of references to food and it's relationship to the different regions of this time and culture.