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Food and Diet as Risk: The Role of the Framingham Heart Study

Proteins, Pathologies and Politics : Dietary Innovation and Disease from the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...This research was conducted with funding from CAPES – Higher Education Improvement Coordination, Ministry of Education, Brazil. Process number: 8752-12-5...

Feminism, the Great War, and Modern Vegetarianism

Carol J. Adams

Carol J. Adams is an activist and author of The Pornography of Meat, Living Among Meat Eaters, and many other books challenging a sexist, meat-eating world. She is a sought-after speaker throughout North America and Europe, and has been invited to more than 100 campuses to show "The Sexual Politics of Meat Slide Show," which is always being updated to include contemporary cultural representations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sexual Politics of Meat : A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...What is civilization? What is culture? Is it possible for a healthy race to be fathered by violence—in war or in the slaughterhouse—and mothered by slaves, ignorant or parasitic? Where is the historian who traces the rise and fall...

Conceptualizing the Vitamin and Pellagra as an Avitaminosis: A Case-Study Analysis of the Sedimentation Process of Medical Knowledge

Proteins, Pathologies and Politics : Dietary Innovation and Disease from the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction In 1912, Casimir Funk, a young Polish chemist proposed the term ‘vitamine’ to refer to a chemical substance which he isolated from extracts of rice bran and yeast...

Extract from The Jungle

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources : Global Contact and Early Industrialization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In his capacity as delicatessen vender, Jokubas Szedvilas had many acquaintances. Among these was one of the special policemen employed by Durham, whose duty it frequently was to pick out men for employment. Jokubas had never tried it,...

The State, Health, and Nutrition

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview The science of nutrition has influenced consumers in their choices about the kinds and optimal amounts...
...The words for Japanese cuisine ( washoku 和食, Nihon ryōri 日本料理, and honpō ryōri 本邦料理) date from the late nineteenth century and are meant to identify a native dietary culture against Western and Asian foods that became...

A Green International? Food Markets and Transnational Politics, c.1850–1914

Alexander Nützenadel

Alexander Nuetzenadel is Chair of European Economic and Social History at the Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book chapter

...The period between the middle of the nineteenth century and the First World War is often characterized as the ‘first globalization’ in modern history. See, for example, S. Berger...

The Rising Popularity of Dining Out in German Restaurants in the Aftermath of Modern Urbanization

Eating Out in Europe : Picnics, Gourmet Dining and Snacks since the Late Eighteenth Century

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...In the year 2000, 76 per cent of the German population indulged in some kind of eating out. The total expenses for all persons older than fifteen years amounted to DM 160.1 billion or DM 2,164 per head. See for the following...

Cooking and the Health of the Army: From the Crimea to the Great War

Yuriko Akiyama

Yuriko Akiyama completed her PhD at Kings College, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Feeding the Nation : Nutrition and Health in Britain Before World War One

I.B.Tauris, 2008

Book chapter

...Males undertook every job in military service in the nineteenth century, including nursing, healthcare, washing and catering, which were female preserves in civilian life and generally unfamiliar roles for men. Long after the Crimean War...

Conclusion

Yuriko Akiyama

Yuriko Akiyama completed her PhD at Kings College, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Feeding the Nation : Nutrition and Health in Britain Before World War One

I.B.Tauris, 2008

Book chapter

...The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries witnessed great advances in urban sanitation, with increased attention paid to providing elementary health instruction to the less privileged members of society. This was highly visible...