Plenty and Want: A Social History of Food in England from 1815 to the Present Day, 3rd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Plenty and Want

A Social History of Food in England from 1815 to the Present Day, 3rd Edition

By Proffessor John Burnett, John Burnett

Routledge

380 pages

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What did Queen Victoria have for dinner? And how did this compare with the meals of the poor in the nineteenth century? This classic account of English food habits since the industrial revolution answers these questions and more.

Reviews

`Gives a most moving and absorbing picture of the standards of living of Disraeli's two nations, the rich and the poor.' - The Observer

`As a sharp mixture of pleasure and horror Dr Burnett's book takes some beating.' - The Guardian

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HISTORY / General