luxury, consumption, and sumptuary laws

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Sumptuary laws are laws designed to regulate aspects of personal life and lifestyle. They pertain mostly to clothing and food, and, whatever their economic rationale, they reflect the desire of ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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