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Feast and famine : food and nutrition in Ireland, 1500-1920

Author: Leslie A Clarkson; E Margaret Crawford
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]
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This innovative title traces the history of food in Ireland from the sixteenth to the early twentieth century. The authors explore the evolution of Irish diets over the centuries, in the process  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Clarkson; E Margaret Crawford
ISBN: 9780198227519 0198227515
OCLC Number: 604719148
Notes: Gesehen am 22.02.2010.
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Oxford Oxford Univ. Press, 2010. online-Ressource.
Description: 325 S. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Food, Economy, and Society ; 2. The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: A Pattern Established ; 3. From the Restoration to the Great Famine: The Food of the Middle and Upper Classes ; 4. Potatoes, Population, and Diet, c. 1650-1845 ; 5. Dietary Changes 1845-1920 ; 6. Food, Famine, and Ireland ; 7. The Anatomy of Famine ; 8. Food and Nutrition ; 9. Nutrition, Health, and Demography ; 10. Food, Municipalities, and the State ; 11. Conclusion ; Bibliography
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: L.A. Clarkson and E. Margaret Crawford.
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The style is felicitous, the exposition clear and issues disposed of only after a conscientious discussion of the difficulties ... The book is an effective opening up of dietary issues, and it ably Read more...

 
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