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Food and health in early modern Europe : diet, medicine and society, 1450-1800 / David Gentilcore.

Gentilcore, David, (author.).
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Subject: Health promotion > Europe.
Nutrition > Europe.
Food supply > Europe.
Food consumption > Europe.
Food consumption.
Food supply.
Health promotion.
Health Promotion > history.

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  • ISBN: 9781472528896
  • ISBN: 1472528891
  • ISBN: 9781472534972
  • ISBN: 1472534972
  • Physical Description: x, 249 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London ; Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Healthy food: Renaissance dietetics, c.1450 to c.1650 -- Healthy food: the fall and rise of dietetics, c. 1650 to c. 1800 -- Rich food, poor food: diet, physiology and social rank -- Regional food: nature and nation in Europe -- Holy food: spiritual and bodily health -- Vegetable food: the vegetarian option -- New World food: the Columbian exchange and its European impact -- Liquid food: drinking for health.

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