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The heretic's feast : a history of vegetarianism

Author: Colin Spencer
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Author, playwright, and food columnist for the English newspaper The Guardian, Spencer here traces the religious, health, and social influences behind vegetarianism from prehistory to the present. The result is a fascinating study of one of humanity's oldest and most maligned eating habits. One of the more interesting questions Spencer addresses is why vegetarians have been the victims of harassment and even  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spencer, Colin.
Heretic's feast.
London : Fourth Estate, 1993
(DLC) 94165102
(OCoLC)28065794
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Spencer
OCLC Number: 624398162
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 402 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Other Titles: History of vegetarianism
Responsibility: Colin Spencer.

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From the possible vegetarianism of Linen Man in 2400BC, through to the Greeks and the early Christians, to the vegetarianism of Leonardo da Vinci and the modern alliances of socialism, pacifism and  Read more...

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