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Title The rise of obesity in Europe : a twentieth century food history / edited by Derek J. Oddy, Peter J. Atkins and Virginie Amilien.

Imprint Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 246 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; Part 1 Trends in Food Consumption and Consumer Choice; 2 Century of Hunger, Century of Plenty: How Abundance Arrived in Alpine Valleys; 3 From Soviet Cuisine to Kremlin Diet:Changes in Consumption and Lifestyle; 4 Slovene Food Consumption in the Twentieth Century -- From Self-Sufficiency to Mass Consumerism; 5 The Stop-Go Era: Restoring Food Choice in Britain after World War II; Part 2 Industrial and Commercial Influences on Food Consumption.
Summary Bringing together a range of case studies from nine European countries, this book provides a comprehensive examination of the transition from under-nutrition to obesity, offering the historical context to these vitally important contemporary issues.
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Subject Food habits -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Food preferences -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Food consumption -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Food supply -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Obesity -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Oddy, Derek J.
Atkins, P. J. (Peter J.)
Amilien, Virginie.
International Commission for Research into European Food History. Symposium (10th : 2007 : Oslo, Norway)
Other Form: Print version: Rise of obesity in Europe. Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009 9780754676966 (DLC) 2009021342 (OCoLC)361947892
ISBN 9780754693956 (electronic bk.)
0754693953 (electronic bk.)
9780754676966 (hardback ; alk. paper)
075467696X (hardback ; alk. paper)
9786612295300 (electronic bk.)
6612295309 (electronic bk.)