Rebecca Earle (Warwick), "The Nature of Nourishment: What Did it Mean to Call Food 'Nourishing' in the 18th Century?"


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Eighteenth-century European writers frequently described foods as ‘nourishing’. What did they mean? Drawing primarily on material from Britain and France, this paper charts eighteenth-century efforts to define the nature of nourishment. 

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