Focusing on Jewish society in Germany in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and using coffee as a key to understanding social change, Liberles analyzes German rabbinic rulings on coffee, Jewish consumption patterns, the commercial importance of coffee for various social strata, differences based on gender, and the efforts of German authorities to restrict Jewish trade in coffee, as well as the integration of Jews into society.
by Chris Smith
Last Updated Apr 8, 2021
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About this Guide
This is a guide to selected sources on the culture and cuisine of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein. It may be useful for LG308: Food Culture in German-Speaking Countries.