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

Author: Leslie A Clarkson; E Margaret Crawford
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Statistics
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Clarkson; E Margaret Crawford
ISBN: 0198227515 9780198227519
OCLC Number: 47243973
Description: 325 p. : 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 Middling and Upper Classes --
4. Potatoes, Population and Diet, circa 1650 to circa 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.
Responsibility: L.A. Clarkson and E. Margaret Crawford.
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