CONFERENCE | Empowering Appetites: The Political Economy/Culture of Food in the Early Atlantic World

Empowering Appetites
Oct. 12, 2018

This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the transatlantic dynamics of food and power in the long 18th century. Historians, historical geographers, and literary scholars will assess the significant role of food in shaping interpersonal and geopolitical relations during this period, focusing in particular on the perceived and real impact of scarcity and social unrest.

 

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