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    The Heretic's Feast: A History of Vegetarianism

    by:
    Spencer, Colin




    Publisher:
    University Press of New England
    Published: May 15, 1995
    ISBN: 0874517605
    Format:Paperback
    Pages:416


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    Book Description
    From Library Journal
    Author, playwright, and food columnist for the English newspaper The Guardian, Spencer here traces the religious, health, and social influences behind vegetarianism from prehistory to the present. The result is a fascinating study of one of humanity's oldest and most maligned eating habits. One of the more interesting questions Spencer addresses is why vegetarians have been the victims of harassment and even persecution by the mainstream culture throughout history. He explains that, for better or worse, vegetarianism has been linked to radical social, political, and religious reformists who have challenged the mostly carnivorous status quo. Although vegetarianism belongs much more within the cultural heritage of the East, Spencer confines his study to the West, with occasional forays to India and the Far East. Keeping in mind this Western, indeed, Anglo-specific point of view, this book is recommended for academic and larger public libraries and wherever the subject is of interest.
    Jeffery Ingram, Newport P.L., Ore.
    Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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    6 x 9 1/4 trim. LC 95-5004

    Book Description
    A lively and comprehensive social history of vegetarianism from ancient times to the present.


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