Radical Food

Radical Food : The Culture and Politics of Eating and Drinking, 1790-1820

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 720 pages
  • 256 x 342 x 112mm | 1,759.96g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Routledge/Thoemmes Press, an imprint of Taylor & F
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415148707
  • 9780415148702

Table of contents

Volume I. Ethics and Politics Volume II. Culture and Society Volume III. Health and Dietshow more