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Reforming food in post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, science and improvement, 18451922

Ian Miller


Reforming food in post-Famine Ireland: Medicine, science and improvement, 1845-1922 is the first dedicated study of how and why Irish eating habits dramatically transformed between the Famine and independence. It also investigates the simultaneous reshaping of Irish food production after the Famine. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the book draws from the diverse methodological disciplines of medical history, history of science, cultural studies, Irish studies, gender studies and food studies. Making use of an impressive range of sources, it maps the pivotal role of food in the reshapin ... More

Keywords: Irish food history, History of medicine in Ireland, Irish social history, History of science in Ireland, History of war and food, Post-Famine dietary change, Food history, Irish improvement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780719088865
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719088865.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Miller, author