Radical Food: The Culture and Politics of Eating and Drinking 1790-1820 (Hardback) book cover

Radical Food

The Culture and Politics of Eating and Drinking 1790-1820

Edited by Tim Morton

Introduction by Tim Morton

© 2001 – Routledge

720 pages

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Hardback: 9780415148702
pub: 2000-09-07
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About the Book

This three-volume set examines the cultural and literary history of food in the eighteenth century. It reprints exemplary texts from this fascinating and diverse subculture, which was gaining strength in a period of rapid urbanization, industrialization and revolutionary politics. Highlights include: influential writing concerning the anti-slavery debate, works on alcohol consumption, and Shelley's translation of Euripedes' satyr play about cannibalism.

Table of Contents

Volume I. Ethics and Politics

Volume II. Culture and Society

Volume III. Health and Diet

About the Series

Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General