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New World Food: The Columbian Exchange and Its European Impact

David Gentilcore

David Gentilcore is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK. He is the author of Italy and the Potato: A History, 1550-2000 (2012), Pomodoro!: A History of the Tomato in Italy (2010) and Medical Charlatanism in Early Modern Italy (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Health in Early Modern Europe : Diet, Medicine and Society, 1450–1800

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter


... and liking’; ‘sopped in wine’ they were ‘specially good’. Venner, Via Recta ad Vitam Longam, pp. 141–2. Across the North Sea, the Amsterdam apothecary Lambert Bidloo likewise noted how the once exotic ‘Peruvian potato’ was now...

Use and Reception

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter


... and the restoration of the unique banqueting hall at Mowbray Point by the Landmark Trust should see this imbalance addressed. Visitor processing—the entrance to the visitor center at Studley Royal, October 2007. Photograph by David Lambert...

The Social Life of the Senses

A Cultural History of the Senses in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter


... it seems, does the drink (Lambert 1993: 152–62). One other thing that was important about these events is that they excluded women. Places where free women were allowed into public feasts that ought to have been for men only were doomed and,...

Failed Patriarchs

Susan D. Amussen

Susan D. Amussen is Professor of History at the University of California, Merced, USA. She is the author of Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society, 1640-1700 (2007) and An Ordered Society: Gender and Class in Early Modern England (1988). She is also the editor of Attending to Early Modern Women (1998; with Adele Seeff) and Political Culture and Cultural Politics in Early Modern England (1995; with Mark A. Kishlansky). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David E. Underdown

The late David E. Underdown was George Burton Adams Professor of History at Yale University, USA. He is the author of A Freeborn People: Politics and the Nation in Seventeenth-Century England (1996), Fire from Heaven: Life in an English Town in the Seventeenth Century (1992), Revel, Riot and Rebellion: Popular Politics and Culture in England, 1603-1660 (1985) and Prides Purge: Politics in the Puritan Revolution (1971). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gender, Culture and Politics in England, 1560–1640 : Turning the World Upside Down

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter


... that it was ruled a suicide rather than a murder.TNA STAC 8/8/11 (Att.-Gen. v. Brocas); TNA STAC 8/8/8 (Att.-Gen. v. [Edwardes] et al.); TNA STAC 8/82/3 (Sir Pexall v. Thomas Brocas, 1613); TNA STAC 8/260/11 (Savage v. Lambert et al., 1621);...