Radical Food: Health and diet
Taylor & Francis US, 2000 - Drinking behavior - 695 pages
This set reprints a fascinating variety of texts originally published between 1790 and 1820. Offering a unique look at the cultural and literary history of food in the eighteenth century, some highlights include: treatises on food and drink adulteration; vegetarian tracts; the period's most influential pamphlet about boycotting sugar as part of the anti-slavery debate; works on alcohol consumption, Shelley's translation of Euripedes' satyr play about cannibalism; and much more.
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