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The Science and Culture of Nutrition, 1840-1940 - Clio Medica 32 (Hardback)
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The Science and Culture of Nutrition, 1840-1940 - Clio Medica 32 (Hardback)

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Hardback 344 Pages / Published: 01/01/1995
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Modern nutrition science is usually considered to have started in the 1840s, a period of great social and political turmoil in western Europe. Yet the relations between the production of scientific knowledge about nutrition and the social and political valuations that have entered into the promotion and application of nutritional research have not yet received systematic historical attention. The Science and Culture of Nutrition, 1840-1940 for the first time looks at the ways in which scientific theories and investigations of nutrition have made their impact on a range of social practices and ideologies, and how these in turn have shaped the priorities and practices of the science of nutrition. In these reciprocal interactions, nutrition science has affected medical practice, government policy, science funding, and popular thinking. In uniting major scientific and cultural themes, the twelve contributions in this book show how Western society became a nutrition culture.

Publisher: Brill
ISBN: 9789051838183
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 844 g
Dimensions: 230 x 155 mm

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