Food Worth Fighting For: From Food Riots To Food Banks by Josh SuttonFood Worth Fighting For: From Food Riots To Food Banks by Josh Sutton

Food Worth Fighting For: From Food Riots To Food Banks

byJosh Sutton

Paperback | November 25, 2016

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This book takes a look at food riots in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and food related social conflict, from the Newlyn fish riots to the Cod Wars. Using words and verse from contemporary broadside ballads and folk song, Josh Sutton looks closely at the evolution of the modern food system.He suggests that the spirit of the food riot is still very much alive today, and is apparent in the practice of those engaged in providing food charity in modern Britain and in the United States, where food banks and recycling of supermarket waste are now common and vital. This book takes a look at food riots in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and food related social conflict, from the Newlyn fish riots to the Cod Wars. Using words and verse from contemporary broadside ballads and folk song, Josh Sutton looks closely at the evolution of the modern food system.He suggests that the spirit of the food riot is still very much alive today, and is apparent in the practice of those engaged in providing food charity in modern Britain and in the United States, where food banks and recycling of supermarket waste are now common and vital.
Josh Sutton is a writer and illustrator with a focus on food and travel. He writes and illustrates a regular column in Camping Magazine and his features have appeared in The Guardian, The Yorkshire Post, Petits Propos Culinaires and a number of other publications including; Country Walking. He is the author of Guyrope Gourmet published...
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Title:Food Worth Fighting For: From Food Riots To Food BanksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 7.5 × 1.25 inPublished:November 25, 2016Publisher:Marion Boyars Publishers, Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1909248487

ISBN - 13:9781909248489

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