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‘Sausage-Makers’ and ‘Cheese-Hunters’: The Cultural Context of Reformation Fast-Breaking

Christopher Kissane

Christopher Kissane is a researcher for the Royal Historical Society and a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Economic History at the London School of Economics & Political Science, UK. He is also a BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food, Religion and Communities in Early Modern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...Heinrich Aberli defiantly brandishing a sausage while arguing with an angry monk would certainly have been an entertaining and attention-grabbing story in the streets, taverns, and homes of 1522 Zürich. How would people have received...

Food Systems

A Cultural History of Food in the Early Modern Age Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...Central Representations From the 1960s, specialist socioeconomic studies have demonstrated that large-scale, international trade, favored by previous generations...

‘The Eaters’: Fast-Breaking Protest in Reformation Zürich

Christopher Kissane

Christopher Kissane is a researcher for the Royal Historical Society and a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Economic History at the London School of Economics & Political Science, UK. He is also a BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food, Religion and Communities in Early Modern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...At the beginning of April 1522, Zürich city council heard of a violent altercation on the city’s streets. Michael Ferrich, a shoemaker originally from Würzburg in Franconia, and Jakob Schmidt from Meilen, on Lake Zürich, had got...

Use and Reception

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...Current landscape architecture, and this is by no means new, is developing in an area of conflict between nature and culture. It forms gardens and parks as dynamic spacious arrangements, vivid spaces, natural habitats that normally reflect...