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  1. General works 36 items
    1. 'Taste' - Diane Ackerman c1990

      Chapter  Ken Hom collection - reference only

    2. The food history reader: primary sources 2014

      Book  Primary sources covering a long time period and range of countries - good for seminar readings and looking for primary sources to support essay points.

    3. Distinction: a social critique of the judgement of taste - Pierre Bourdieu 2010

      Book 

    4. The magic harvest: food, folklore and society - Piero Camporesi, Joan Krakover Hall 1993

      Book 

    5. The land of hunger - Piero Camporesi 1996

      Book  In Fuller Collection - reference only

    6. Food and culture: a reader - Carole Counihan, Penny Van Esterik 2013

      Book 

    7. The people's food - William Crawford, Herbert Broadley 1938

      Book  A classic and wide-ranging text. Available in the Fuller Collection - reference only

    8. The Oxford companion to food - Alan Davidson 1999

      Book  A useful reference work on types of food/cuisine/theme (non borrowable)

    9. Food: a culinary history from antiquity to the present - Clarissa Botsford, Arthur Goldhammer, Charles Lambert, Frances M. López-Morillas 2013

      Book 

    10. Food and drink in history - Robert Forster, Orest Ranum, Elborg Forster, Patricia M. Ranum 1979

      Book 

    11. Food: the history of taste - Paul H. Freedman c2007

      Book 

    12. Food and feast in medieval England - P. W. Hammond 1993

      Book 

    13. The Cambridge world history of food - Kenneth F. Kiple, Kriemhild Coneè Ornelas 2000

      Book  Excellent reference work. Non-borrowable.

    14. Hard to swallow: a brief history of food - Richard Lacey 1994

      Book 

    15. Hard to swallow: a brief history of food - Richard Lacey 1994

      Book 

    16. “Food and its Relationship to Concepts of Power.” - Sidney Mintz c1996

      Chapter 

    17. The culture of food - Massimo Montanari 1994

      Book 

    18. Food is culture - Massimo Montanari 2006

      Book 

    19. Consuming passions: a history of English food and appetite - Philippa Pullar 1977

      Book  Available in the Fuller Collection

    20. Culture and cuisine: a journey through the history of food - Jean François Revel 1982

      Book  Available in the Ken Hom Collection

    21. A history of food in 100 recipes - William Sitwell, Ken Hom 2012

      Book  Available in the Ken Hom Collection

    22. The politics and poetics of transgression - Peter Stallybrass, Allon White 1986

      Book 

    23. An edible history of humanity - Tom Standage 2009

      Book  A short and thought-provoking survey

    24. Food in history - Reay Tannahill 1988

      Book  Another excellent, short overview. More copies available in the Special Collections.

    25. A history of food - Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat 1992

      Book 

    26. See also the several volumes of the Oxford Food Symposium which are devoted to particular foodstuffs or themes, available at 641/OXF (itemised individually in the library catalogue)


  2. Historiography/writing about food 13 items
    1. Food: the key concepts - Warren James Belasco 2008

      Book 

    2. Writing food history: a global perspective - Kyri W. Claflin, Peter Scholliers 2012

      Book 

    3. Purity and danger: an analysis of concept of pollution and taboo - Mary Douglas 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book  There are a number of print editions available in the library as well.

    4. Deciphering a Meal - Mary Douglas 2013

      Chapter 

    5. Food in early modern England: phases, fads, fashions, 1500-1760 - Joan Thirsk 2006

      Book 

    6. See also the journal Gastronomica for a variety of articles on writing food history

  3. Childhood and sweetness 9 items
    1. Chocolate wars: from Cadbury to Kraft - 200 years of sweet success and bitter rivalry - Deborah Cadbury 2010

      Book 

    2. Cake: a slice of history - Alysa Levene 2016

      Book 

    3. Sweetness and power: the place of sugar in modern history - Sidney Wilfred Mintz 1986, c1985

      Book 

    4. Mary A Stephens, 'Nothing more delicious: food as temptation in children's literature', unpublished MA thesis, Georgia Southern University, 2013 [AVAILABLE IN WEEK 2 ON MOODLE]

    5. See also many of the general works and collections in the top section for ideas about food, socialisation and belonging

       

  4. Chicken Tikka, migration and globalisation 32 items
    1. Indian food: a historical companion - K. T. Achaya 1994

      Book 

    2. The Great Exhibition of 1851: a nation on display - Jeffrey A. Auerbach c1999

      Book 

    3. Shawls, Jewelry, Curry, and Rice in Victorian Britain - Nupur Chaudhuri

      Chapter 

    4. London - world city, 1800-1840 - Celina Fox, Kulturstiftung Ruhr, Villa Hügel (Essen), Museum of London 1992

      Book 

    5. The making of the English working class - E. P. Thompson 1966

      Book  Other editions in Brookes Library. Please click "Search the library catalogue for other formats/editions".

    6. Curry - Rohit Varman 2017

      Article 

  5. Gender and the body 1 item
  6. Food control and rationing 16 items
    1. Famine, disease and the social order in early modern society - Andrew B. Appleby, John Walter, Roger S. Schofield 1989

      Book 

    2. British food policy during the First World War - L. Margaret Barnett 1985

      Book 

    3. Women and the women's movement in Britain, 1914-1959 - Martin Pugh 1992

      Book 

    4. Hunger and history: the impact of changing food production and consumption patterns on society - Ester Boserup, Robert I. Rotberg, Theodore K. Rabb 1985, c1983

      Book 

    5. Rationing - Stewart Ross, Imperial War Museum (Great Britain) c2002

      Book 

    6. The history of food preservation - Stuart Thorne 1986

      Book 

    7. Hunger: a modern history - James Vernon c2007

      Book 

    8. Austerity in Britain: rationing, controls, and consumption, 1939-1955 - Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska 2002

      Book 

  7. Foodways and Jewish food 9 items
    1. See the encyclopaedias and A to Zs in the top section for entries on foodways

    2. Ethnic and regional foodways in the United States: the performance of group identity - Linda Keller Brown, Kay Mussell c1984

      Book 

    3. Sauerkraut Yankees: Pennsylvania-German foods and foodways - William Woys Weaver 1983

      Book