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Author Stuart, Tristram.

Title The bloodless revolution : a cultural history of vegetarianism from 1600 to modern times / Tristram Stuart.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2007.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  613.262 STU    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  613.262 STU    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  613.262 STU    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  613.262 STU    AVAILABLE
Edition First American edition.
Description xxvi, 628 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Previous ed. has subtitle: Radical vegetarians and the discovery of India.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [450]-515) and index.
Contents Grass roots. Bushell's bushel, Bacon's bacon and The great instauration -- John Robins : the Shakers' God -- Roger Crab : levelling the food chain -- Pythagoras and the sages of India -- 'This proud and troublesome thing, called man' : Thomas Tryon, the Brahmin of Britain -- John Evelyn : salvation in a salad -- The Kabbala stripped naked -- Men should be friends even to brute beasts : Isaac Newton and the origins of pagan theology -- Atheists, deists and the Turkish spy -- Meatless medicine. Dieting with Dr. Descartes -- Tooth and nail : Pierre Gassendi and the human appendix -- The mitre and the microscope : Philippe Hecquet's Catholic fast food -- Dr. Cheyne's sensible diet -- Clarissa's calories -- Rousseau and the bosoms of nature -- The counter vegetarian mascot : Pope's happy lamb -- Antonio Cocchi and the cure for scurvy -- The Sparing diet : Scotland's vegetarian dynasty --
Romantic dinners -- Diet and diplomacy : eating beef in the land of the Holy Cow -- John Zephaniah Holwell : Voltaire's Hindu prophet -- The cry of nature : killing in the name of animal rights in the French Revolution -- The Marquis de Valady faces the guillotine -- Bloodless brothers -- John 'Walking' Stewart and the utility of death -- To kill a cat : Joseph Ritson's politics of atheism -- Shelley and the return of nature -- The Malthusian tragedy : feeding the world -- Epilogue: vegetarianism and the politics of ecology : Thoreau, Gandhi and Hitler.
Subject Diet, Vegetarian -- ethnology -- Europe.
Diet, Vegetarian -- ethnology -- India.
Diet, Vegetarian -- history -- Europe.
Diet, Vegetarian -- history -- India.
Colonialism -- history -- Europe.
Colonialism -- history -- India.
Cultural Characteristics -- Europe.
Cultural Characteristics -- India.
History, Modern 1601- -- Europe.
History, Modern 1601- -- India.
Religion -- Europe.
Religion -- India.
Social Values -- Europe.
Social Values -- India.
Vegetarianism -- Europe -- History.
Vegetarianism -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.
Europeans -- India -- History -- 17th century.
Europeans -- India -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 9780393052206

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