Leicester ; New York : Leicester University Press : New York : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1992.
Book — xii, 297 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Agenda for a comparative European history of diet, Hans J. Teuteberg-- British diet since industrialization - a bibliographical study, Derek John Oddy and John Burnett-- comparative aspects of Irish diet 1550-1850, Louis Michael Cullen-- modern nutritional problems and historical nutrition research with special reference to the Netherlands, Adel P. den Hartog-- historical food research in Belgium - development, problems and results in the 19th and 20th centuries, Peter Scholliers-- the history of diet as a part of the "vie materielle" in France, Eva Barlosius-- the diet as an object of historical analysis in Germany, Hans J. Teuteberg-- food research from the viewpoint of ethnology, economic and social history in the former German Democratic Republic 1949-1988, Rudolf Weinhold-- nutrition in Austria in the industrial age, Roman Sandgruber-- food history in Switzerland - a survey of literature, Martin A. Scharer-- food and foodways as the subject of historical analysis in Hungary, Eszter Kisban-- a methodological approach to the system of food consumption in 16th century Poland, Andrzej Wychanski-- ethnological studies in traditional food on the Russians, Ukrainians and Byeol-Russians between the 16th and 19th century - state of research and basic problems, Michail P. Rabinovich-- development and possibilities of the history of studies of meals and nourishment in Bohemia, Lydia Petranova-- nutritional needs and social esteem - two aspects of diet in Sweden during the 18th and 19th centuries, Mats Essemyr-- divergences and convergences in the development of culinary culture, Stephen Mennell.
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A comprehensive comparative review bringing together all current approaches - social, psychological, medical, aesthetic and economic - to the study of the history of food and diet, covering the whole of Europe from the Middle Ages to the 19th century and, often, beyond. (source: Nielsen Book Data)