FOOD CULTURE and NUTRITION

"Kitchen Still Life with a Maid and Young Boy" by Frans Snyders & Jan Boeckhorst, circa 1650 (courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust)

European History

Atkins P.2010. Liquid Materialities: A History of Milk, Science and the Law. Ashgate. [history; foodstuff; nutrition; Europe; United Kingdom ]

Atkins PJ, Kummel P, Oddy DJ, eds. 2007. Food and the City in Europe since 1800. Ashgate. [collected essays; history; food system; urbanization; Europe]

Beer M. 2010. Taste or Taboo: Dietary Choices in Antiquity. Prospect Books. [history; diet; sumptuary law; attitudes toward eating; Europe; Greece; Rome]

Broomfield A. 2007. Food and Cooking in Victorian England: A History. Praeger. [history; industrialization; social class; cookery; Europe]

Cool HEM. 2007. Eating and Drinking in Roman Britain. Cambridge University Press. [history; Europe]

Cowan B. 2005. The Social Life of Coffee:The Emergence of the British Coffee House. Yale University Press. [history; food and society; Europe]

Dawson M. 2009. Plenti and Grase: Food and Drink in a Sixteenth-Century Household. Prospect Books. [history; Europe; United Kingdom]

Dickie J. 2008. Delizia! The Epic History of the Italians and Their Food. New York Free Press. [history; Europe; Italy]

Feldman C. 2005. Roman Taste. Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research 8:7-30. [history; social class; food preference; Europe]

Flandrin J-L. 2007. Arranging the Meal: A History of Table Service in France. University of California Press. [history; table manners; Europe]

Gentilcore D. 2010. Pomodoro! A History of the Tomato in Italy. Columbia University Press. [history; food species; Europe]

Goldstein D, Merkle K. 2005. Culinary Cultures of Europe - Identity, Diversity and Dialogue. Council of Europe. [collected essays; history; food habits; meaning; Europe]

Hagen A. 2010. Anglo-Saxon Food and Drink. Anglo-Saxon Books. [history; Europe]

Jordan JA. 2007. The Heirloom Tomato as Cultural Object: Investigating Taste and Space. Sociologia Ruralis 47(1):20-41. [food species; symbol and meaning; history; Europe; France]

Leerssen J. 2006. From Whiskey to Famine: Food and Intercultural Encounters in Irish History. Yearbook of European Studies 22:49-61. [diet; nationality; ethnic identity; Europe; England; Ireland]

Leynse WLH. 2006. Journeys through 'Ingestible Topography': Socializing the 'Situated Eater' in France. European Studies: A Journal of European Culture, History and Politics 22:129-158. [socialization; enculturation; food preference; children; Europe]

Lightfoot E, Slaus M, O'Connell TC. 2012. Changing Cultures, Changing Cuisines: Cultural Transitions and Dietary Change in Iron Age, Roman, and Early Medieval Croatia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 148(4):543-556. [diet; change; culture history; biological anthropology; bone analysis; Europe; Croatia]

Medina FX. 2006. 'Social Wine': Ethnic Identity and Wine Consumption in the Basque Diaspora in Barcelona (Spain). European Studies: A Journal of European Culture, History and Politics 22:111-127. [food use; wine; social identity; Europe]

Montanari M. 2010. Cheese, Pears, & History in a Proverb. Columbia University Press. [history; social class; food and culture; Europe; Italy]

Neset T-S, Lohm U. 2005. Spatial Imprint of Food Consumption: A Historical Analysis for Sweden, 1870-2000. Human Ecology 33:565-580. [ecology; history; geography; food consumption; Europe]

O'Connor K. 2006. The English Breakfast: The Biography of a National Meal with Recipes. Kegan Paul. [history; cookery; Europe; England]

Panayi P. 2008. Spicing up Britain: The Multicultural History of British Food. Reaktion Books. [history; Europe; United Kingdom; immigrants]

Pinkard S. 2009. A Revolution in Taste: The Rise of French Cuisine 1650-1800. Cambridge University Press. [history; Europe; France]

Pollington S. 2010. The Mead-Hall: The Feasting Tradition in Anglo-Saxon England. 2nd edition. Anglo-Saxon Books. [history; feasts; ritual meals; Europe]

Sari E. 2011. Keskek in the Culinary Culture of Kursunlu: Its Past, Present, and Future. Milli Folklor (90):185-194. [culinary culture; festive meals; meaning; social identity; Europe; Turkey; Anatolia]

Segers Y, Bieleman J, Buyst E, eds. 2009. Exploring the Food Chain: Food Production and Food Processing in Western Europe, 1850-1990. Brepols Publishers. [history; food system; Europe]

Soderlind U. 2010. The Nobel Banquets: A Century of Culinary History (1901-2001). World Scientific. [feasting; ceremony; royal tradition; Europe; Sweden]

Spiering M. 2006. Food, Phagophobia and English National Identity. European Studies: A Journal of European Culture, History and Politics 22:31-48. [history; imagry; meating eating; beef consumption; Europe]

Symonds J, ed. 2010. Table Settings: The Material Culture and Social Context of Dining, Ad 1700-1900. Oxbow Books. [history; eating habits; tableware; table manners; Europe; United Kingdom]

see European History Archive for items published before 2005

Updated 10/2012