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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...

Extract from The Jungle

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources Volume 3 : Global Contact and Early Industrialization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...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

...OverviewThe science of nutrition has influenced consumers in their choices about the kinds and optimal amounts of food to eat, but there are other influences as well, such as prosperity levels within a given population, the efficiency...

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...

Early Tourism and Public Drinking: The Development of a Beer-drinking Culture in a Traditional Wine-producing Area (Meran, South Tyrol)

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

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...Public drinking, sociability and alcoholism have existed as social phenomena from Antiquity right up to the present. Although industrialization, technical innovation and rationalization in West and Central Europe went hand in hand...

Eating Out during the Workday: Consumption and Working Habits among Urban Labourers in France in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

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

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...In the nineteenth century, the social life of workers followed the rhythm of labour. Thus, the investigation of the meals eaten during the workday closely follows the entire spectrum of consumption and working habits among labourers....

In Vino Veritas

Alcohol : A Social and Cultural History

Berg, 2006

Book chapter

...In the first decade of the twentieth century, incidents of alcohol-related crime filled the pages of newspaper police blotters and district-attorney reports across Italy. Among them, episodes of drunken violence appeared most frequently....

Unification through Monotony, Italy 1861–1914

Carol Helstosky

Carol F. Helstosky is Assistant Professor of European History at the University of Denver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Garlic and Oil : Politics and Food in Italy

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...In 1884, author Matilde Serao observed that in Naples, no act of charity was too insignificant among the popolo minuto of the city. Since the poor and working classes struggled to make ends meet, neighbor helped neighbor in any way...

Wine, Champagne and the Making of French Identity in the Belle Epoque

Food, Drink and Identity : Cooking, Eating and Drinking in Europe Since the Middle Ages

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...War had begun. Or so the French public learned as they opened the pages of Le Figaro one morning in 1908. International relations were tense: the antagonism between France and Germany was acute; and, of course, in the volatile Balkan region...