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Feast & Fast

Author: Dr Victoria Avery Dr Melissa (University of Cambridge) Calaresu

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Food defines us as individuals, communities, and nations – we are what we eat and, equally, what we don’t eat. When, where, why, how and with whom we eat are crucial to our identity. Feast and Fast presents novel approaches to understanding the history and culture of food and eating in early modern Europe. This richly illustrated book will showcase hidden and newly-conserved treasures from the Fitzwilliam Museum and other collections in and around Cambridge. It will tease out many contemporary and controversial issues – such as the origins of food and food security, overconsumption in times of austerity, and our relationship with animals and nature – through short research-led entries by some of the world’s leading cultural and food historians. Feast and Fast explores food-related objects, images, and texts from the past in innovative ways and encourages us to rethink our evolving relationship with more

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Weight 1378 g

Dr Victoria Avery Dr Melissa (University of Cambridge) Calaresu


Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd


Paperback / softback




231 x 280 x 23



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United Kingdom

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