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A literature for England

Englishness : Politics and Culture 1880–1920

Bloomsbury Academic, 1987

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... heart of pastoral England. A. J. Furnival and John Munro wrote in Shakespeare. Life and Work (1908): ‘Near the centre, the heart of England, in one of those Midland shires that gave Britain its standard speech, was the most famous user...

Alternative Paths: The Politics of Consumption

Peter Gurney

Peter Gurney is Professor of British Social History at the University of Essex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Making of Consumer Culture in Modern Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and Longmans, 1855); P. J. Atkins, ‘Sophistication Detected: Or, the Adulteration of the Milk Supply, 1850–1914’, Social History 16, no. 3 (1991): 317–39; S. D. Smith, ‘Coffee, Microscopy, and The Lancet’s Analytical Sanitary Commission’, Social...

Food Security, Safety, and Crises

A Cultural History of Food in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... wave) that was a celebration of the possibility of eating. Waistlines expanded, giving the first inkling of the trend toward obesity that has now reached worldwide epidemic proportions. Oddy, Atkins, and Amilien...