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Title:plenty and want; a social history of diet in England from 1815 to the present day
Price:AUD$9.90 (about USD$7.40)
Item ID:SB00-0241226
Quantity:1
Publisher:Pelican Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1968
Edition:reprint
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good
Pelican Books, 1968, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, reprint

age and toning of the page edges, otherwise clean and free of annotation. Illustrated with tables, and a central section of 12 black-and-white pages of plates. Indexed. There are some surprising conclusions in this engaging survey of British dietary and social change in the 19th and 20th centuries. The book shows how the Victorian scope of the vast logistics problems of feeding their new super cities; how until the 1870s many foods were adulterated with poisonous substances and how under the pressure of war and social unrest National nutritional planning greatly became accepted as an essential part of the Welfare state. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 368 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; England; History. Inventory No: 0241226.
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