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The Biography of a National Meal

Kaori O’connor

Kaori O’Connor is an anthropologist at University College London (UCL), UK. Holding degrees in anthropology from Reed College, Oxford University and UCL, she has written widely on the anthropology of food, won the prestigious Sophie Coe Prize for Food History in 2009 and is a frequent media commentator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The English Breakfast : The Biography of a National Meal with Recipes

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...The English Breakfast is the best-known national meal in the world, a unique cultural and culinary symbol of England and Englishness, in edible form. As Countess Morphy (1936) put it: ‘Breakfast is the English meal par excellence. . .one...

Sculpture, Text and Recall: The Monument to Viscountess Harriet Fitzharris

Mary Harlow

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Mary Harlow is associate professor of Ancient History, University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ray Laurence

Ray Laurence is Professor of Roman History and Archaeology at the University of Kent, and author of Roman Passions: A History of Pleasure in Imperial Rome and Roman Pompeii: Space and Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Roger White

Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies

Continuum, 2011

Book Chapter

...Free-standing group on a block with (worthwhile) inscription. She is seated on a Grecian chair, her youngest child in her lap, the older boys standing. Very domesticated, and feelingly carved.Pevsner and Lloyd 1967: 176No one who enters...

Fifty Breakfasts

Kaori O’connor

Kaori O’Connor is an anthropologist at University College London (UCL), UK. Holding degrees in anthropology from Reed College, Oxford University and UCL, she has written widely on the anthropology of food, won the prestigious Sophie Coe Prize for Food History in 2009 and is a frequent media commentator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The English Breakfast : The Biography of a National Meal with Recipes

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Redolent with the taste of Empire, pukka Colonel Kenney Herbert’s bracing book is the epitome of the manly, no-nonsense approach to cookery. He writes with aplomb and inclines to the kinds of offerings once described as ‘dishes men like...

Breakfast and the Breakfast-Table

Kaori O’connor

Kaori O’Connor is an anthropologist at University College London (UCL), UK. Holding degrees in anthropology from Reed College, Oxford University and UCL, she has written widely on the anthropology of food, won the prestigious Sophie Coe Prize for Food History in 2009 and is a frequent media commentator. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The English Breakfast : The Biography of a National Meal with Recipes

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Women’s magazines were a highly influential form of popular culture in the nineteenth century. Appearing weekly or monthly, these publications carried a lively mix of fashion features, serialised fiction, accounts of travel, gardening...

The Perfect Breakfast

The English Breakfast : The Biography of a National Meal with Recipes

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Preceding the three breakfast cookbooks is this ‘Tabular Introduction’ to The Dictionary of Dainty Breakfasts by Phyllis Browne (Sarah Sharp Hamer). The pseudonym ‘A Mere Man’ masked the identity of the writer, Sir Frederick William...

Contemporary Readings of Crime Literature: ‘All this is not Imagination, but Matter of Fact’

Richard M. Ward

Richard M. Ward is Research Associate in History at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Print Culture, Crime and Justice in Eighteenth-Century London

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Which genres of crime literature did propertied Londoners of the eighteenth century read? How, in particular, did they read the genres which we are concerned with? What did they learn about crime upon the basis of this material? And in what...

Print Culture, Crime and Prosecution: Highway Robbery ‘Grows no Joke’

Richard M. Ward

Richard M. Ward is Research Associate in History at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Print Culture, Crime and Justice in Eighteenth-Century London

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In Georgian London every outbreak of war led to a fall in prosecutions at the Old Bailey for property theft while the return to peacetime produced a rapid increase in indictments. Indeed, in the immediate months leading up to,...

Early Modern Childbirth and Herbs – The Challenge of Finding the Sources

Critical Approaches to the History of Western Herbal Medicine

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction My initial research was undertaken with the aim of establishing which herbs early modern women used in childbirth. Herbs are little used in childbirth in England today and, as a medical herbalist and childbirth advisor, I...

A Trail of Scent: The Afterlife of Collections

Constance Classen

Constance Classen is Visiting Scholar at McGill University, Canada and director of an interdisciplinary project on art, museums, and the senses. She is the editor of The Book of Touch (Berg, 2005), and the author of, among other works, Worlds of Sense: Exploring the Senses in History and Across Cultures (1993) and The Color of Angels: Cosmology, Gender and the Aesthetic Imagination (1998), as well as The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Museum of the Senses : Experiencing Art and Collections

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Visitors to Knole, a country house in Kent, might notice an old-fashioned fragrance pervading the rooms. Long before hotels thought of branding themselves with signature scents, Knole had its own unique fragrance, emanating from bowls...

Agreements

A Cultural History of Law in the Age of Reform Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...In the transition from the Enlightenment to the Age of Reform in Great Britain, the agreement between governors and those they govern underwent a significant transformation. The paradigm of the social contract that had dominated...