What is Food and Drink in History?

Food and Drink in History is a collection of primary source materials which illustrate the deep links between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socio-economic status, as well as charting key issues around agriculture, nutrition and food production.

The resource includes key material from archives and libraries in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Researchers will be able to study a wide range of food cultures and traditions from across the globe in this collection.

Scholars can explore printed and manuscript cookbooks, government papers, company reports, periodicals, advertising reports, marketing research papers, correspondence and ephemera to discover the evolution of food and drink within everyday life and the public sphere.

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