|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-219) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| Science, improvement and food, c. 1845-80. The chemistry of famine : nutritional discourse and dietary transformation ; Reforming food production : agricultural science and education -- Food and national decline in post-Famine Ireland, c. 1845-1910. Food and improvement in the mid-nineteenth-century institution ; The decaying post-Famine body : tea, bread and nutritional decline ; Purity, adulteration and national economic decline ; Reforming Irish domestic and agricultural education -- Food, imperialism and resistance, c. 1900-22. Voluntarism, the state and the feeding of the young ; Anticipating a second Famine : consumption, production and resistance during the First World War.
|| Maps the pivotal role of food in shaping Irish society against the background of famine, the Land Wars, political turbulence, WWI, and the struggle for independence.
|Source of Description Note:
|| Description based on print version record.