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Joan Thirsk

Joan Thirsk was the UK’s leading historian of agriculture. She was the author of Alternative Agriculture: A History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food in Early Modern England : Phases, Fads, Fashions 1500–1760

Hambledon Continuum, 2014

Book chapter

...Food history is a slippery subject that resists the historian’s urge to generalize. All people eat food, but they make their own individual choices. So how often do we read these days about a major change that is alleged to have taken place...

Introduction

Rachel Muers

Dr Rachel Muers is Lecturer in Theology in the University of Leeds, UK. She is author of Keeping God’s Silence: Towards a Theological Ethics of Communication (Blackwell, 2004). She also edited The Modern Theologians (Blackwells) together with David Ford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Grumett

Dr David Grumett is Research Fellow in Theology in the University of Exeter, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...What does Christian theology have to do with everyday life? If we look at many of theology’s fundamental categories—incarnation, salvation, community—the answer would seem to be ‘Everything’. Yet the texts that theologians produce...

A Hunger for Dead Cakes: Visions of Abjection, Scapegoating, and the Sin-Eater

What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Kinds of horror come and go, something like cuisines. These changes present an opportunity to ask questions about the cultural condition of a moment. Why, for example, would a particular culture seem fascinated by vampires in one moment...

Setting the Scene before 1500

Joan Thirsk

Joan Thirsk was the UK’s leading historian of agriculture. She was the author of Alternative Agriculture: A History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food in Early Modern England : Phases, Fads, Fashions 1500–1760

Hambledon Continuum, 2014

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...Since mankind has to eat to survive, our food history goes back thousands of years to an age before any record was written down. Selecting, preparing and cooking food were skills passed on by word of mouth and by practical example. We learn...

Seeing and Believing: Gender and Species Hierarchy in Contemporary Cultures of Animal Food

Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

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...Introduction: framing ‘animals’ as food Linda Vance suggests that animals ‘communicate with us in many ways’: through relationships as companions, in their place as agricultural units of production, and ‘by their fate, when we see...

Introduction: Do You Remember When Chefs Just Cooked?

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Media : Celebrity Chefs and the Politics of Everyday Interference

Berg, 2012

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...‘Do you remember when chefs just cooked?’ asked a journalist in The Guardian on the last day of 2010. Referring to recent tabloid episodes featuring two celebrity chefs, and very little food or cooking, the author shared his feeling...

Governing for agri-food security and rural sustainability: Antecedents and transitions

Terry Marsden

Terry Marsden is Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning, and Director of the Sustainable Places Research Institute at Cardiff University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Agri-Food and Rural Development : Sustainable Place-Making

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction One of the great historical ironies of the recent British history of governance of agri-food and rural development has been the strong tendency to have significant neo-liberal bouts in which the significance of agri-food...

Towards a sustainability science and place-making for rural and agri-food development

Terry Marsden

Terry Marsden is Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning, and Director of the Sustainable Places Research Institute at Cardiff University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Agri-Food and Rural Development : Sustainable Place-Making

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction: From romanticism and modernization to sustainable place-making This book has attempted to provide a fresh thesis with regard to the changing position of rural areas and agri-food and their rurality from the British...

The Anglo-French Wine Trade

Susan Rose

Susan Rose was Senior Research Fellow at Roehampton University, UK, and is now retired. She is the author of The Medieval Sea and Medieval Naval Warfare, 1000–1500. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Wine Trade in Medieval Europe 1000–1500

Continuum, 2014

Book chapter

...In England, in the period from the eleventh to the sixteenth centuries, wine from France was not the only kind commonly available. Rhenish, the name given to wine from the Rhine and Moselle regions, sweet wines from Italy and the eastern...

Food Animal Care

Henry Buller

Henry Buller is Professor of Geography at the University of Exeter, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emma Roe

Emma Roe is Associate Professor in Human Geography at the University of Southampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Animal Welfare

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In this chapter, we turn to the practical activity of working with farm animals in the commercial farming environment. In recent years, the food retail sector has significantly increased its attention to on-farm practices to ensure...