What is it about?

This paper considers the way social scientists have studied the history of food (about Europe since the late 18th century): which topics, which approaches, which debates?

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Why is it important?

This paper is relevant in order to situate food studies within a broader frame, so to know assess the importance of food studies.

Perspectives

This paper offers a great opportunity to assess the state of the art (where does the research interest come from, where is it now, and what are the perspectives for the [near] future.

Professor Peter Scholliers
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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This page is a summary of: Twenty-five Years of Studyingun Phénomène Social Total, Food Culture & Society, November 2007, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.2752/155280107x239881.
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