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

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

Hardback Subcultures and Subversions: 1750-1850

Edited by Tim Morton, By (author) Timothy Morton

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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.

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Volume I. Ethics and Politics Volume II. Culture and Society Volume III. Health and Diet