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Food and the city in Europe since 1800 [electronic resource] / edited by Peter J. Atkins, Peter Lummel, Derek J. Oddy.

Contributor(s): Atkins, P. J. (Peter J.) | Lummel, Peter, 1961- | Oddy, Derek J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 260 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754688051 (electronic bk.); 0754688054 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Food habits -- Europe, Western -- History | Food supply -- Europe, Western -- History | Food -- Political aspects -- Europe, Western | Urbanization -- Europe -- History | Europe, Western -- History | Europe, Western -- Social conditions | Food Supply -- Europe -- History | Food Habits -- Europe | History, 19th Century -- Europe | History, 20th Century -- Europe | Urbanization -- Europe -- History | Food | Food habits | Food supply | Urbanization | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Customs & Traditions | Voedselvoorziening | Voedselproductie | Eetcultuur | Urbanisatie | Europa (geografie) | European Food HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Food and the city in Europe since 1800.DDC classification: 394.1/2094 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Food and the city / Peter J. Atkins and Derek J. Oddy -- Urbanization and nutrition : historical research reconsidered / Hans J�urgen Teuteberg -- 'A tale of two cities' : a comparison of food supply in London and Paris in the 1850s / Peter J. Atkins -- Urbanization and dietary change in Mediterranean Europe : Barcelona, 1870-1935 / Roser Nicolau-Nos and Josep Pujol-Andreu -- Food science, food politics : Max Rubner and 'rational nutrition' in fin-de-si�ecle Berlin / Corinna Treitel -- How to feed three million inhabitants : Berlin in the first years after the Second World War, 1945-1948 / J�urgen Schmidt -- Food fraud and the big city : Brussels' responses to food anxieties in the nineteenth century / Peter Scholliers -- Food quality in London and the rise of the public analyst, 1870-1939 / Derek J. Oddy -- Municipal laboratories and the analysis of foodstuffs in France under the Third Republic : a case study of the Paris Municipal Laboratory, 1878-1907 / Alessandro Stanziani -- The 'war against food adulteration' : municipal food monitoring and citizen self-help associations in Germany, 1870s-1880s / Vera Hierholzer -- The discovery of vitamins and its impact on the food industry : the issue of tinned sweetened condensed skim milk, 1890-1940 / Adel P. den Hartog -- First-class restaurants and luxury food stores : the emergence of the Soviet culture of consumption in the 1930s / Jukka Gronow -- A shop window of the regime : the position of Prague as the capital in the preferential supply system of selected Czechoslovakian cities, 1950-1970 / Martin Franc -- Born-in-the-city : the supermarket in Germany / Peter Lummel -- The changing position of exotic foods in post-war Amsterdam / Anneke H. van Otterloo -- The immigrant impact upon London's food since c.1850 / Panikos Panayi -- Scientists at the table : the cultural significance of scientists' festive meals in Berlin, 1830-1940 / Ulrike Thoms -- Reforming diet at the end of the nineteenth century in Europe / Alain Drouard -- Turtle soup and water porridge : some social and cultural perspectives on food habits in the city of Oslo, 1860-2000 / Virginie Amilien -- Food markets in the city of Bordeaux from the 1960s until today : historical evolution and anthropological aspects / Isabelle T�echoueyres -- Conclusion / Peter J. Atkins and Derek J. Oddy.
Summary: This fascinating volume examines the impact that rapid urbanization has had upon diets and food systems throughout Western Europe over the past two centuries. Bringing together studies from across the continent, it stresses the fundamental links between key changes in European social history and food systems, food cultures and food politics.
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Food and the city / Peter J. Atkins and Derek J. Oddy -- Urbanization and nutrition : historical research reconsidered / Hans J�urgen Teuteberg -- 'A tale of two cities' : a comparison of food supply in London and Paris in the 1850s / Peter J. Atkins -- Urbanization and dietary change in Mediterranean Europe : Barcelona, 1870-1935 / Roser Nicolau-Nos and Josep Pujol-Andreu -- Food science, food politics : Max Rubner and 'rational nutrition' in fin-de-si�ecle Berlin / Corinna Treitel -- How to feed three million inhabitants : Berlin in the first years after the Second World War, 1945-1948 / J�urgen Schmidt -- Food fraud and the big city : Brussels' responses to food anxieties in the nineteenth century / Peter Scholliers -- Food quality in London and the rise of the public analyst, 1870-1939 / Derek J. Oddy -- Municipal laboratories and the analysis of foodstuffs in France under the Third Republic : a case study of the Paris Municipal Laboratory, 1878-1907 / Alessandro Stanziani -- The 'war against food adulteration' : municipal food monitoring and citizen self-help associations in Germany, 1870s-1880s / Vera Hierholzer -- The discovery of vitamins and its impact on the food industry : the issue of tinned sweetened condensed skim milk, 1890-1940 / Adel P. den Hartog -- First-class restaurants and luxury food stores : the emergence of the Soviet culture of consumption in the 1930s / Jukka Gronow -- A shop window of the regime : the position of Prague as the capital in the preferential supply system of selected Czechoslovakian cities, 1950-1970 / Martin Franc -- Born-in-the-city : the supermarket in Germany / Peter Lummel -- The changing position of exotic foods in post-war Amsterdam / Anneke H. van Otterloo -- The immigrant impact upon London's food since c.1850 / Panikos Panayi -- Scientists at the table : the cultural significance of scientists' festive meals in Berlin, 1830-1940 / Ulrike Thoms -- Reforming diet at the end of the nineteenth century in Europe / Alain Drouard -- Turtle soup and water porridge : some social and cultural perspectives on food habits in the city of Oslo, 1860-2000 / Virginie Amilien -- Food markets in the city of Bordeaux from the 1960s until today : historical evolution and anthropological aspects / Isabelle T�echoueyres -- Conclusion / Peter J. Atkins and Derek J. Oddy.

This fascinating volume examines the impact that rapid urbanization has had upon diets and food systems throughout Western Europe over the past two centuries. Bringing together studies from across the continent, it stresses the fundamental links between key changes in European social history and food systems, food cultures and food politics.

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