OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

ISBN : 9780198817604

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¥10,956
Author: 
Brenda Assael
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Jul 2018
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This is the first scholarly treatment of the history of public eating in London in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. The restaurant played host to many of the most significant societal changes to occur in this period: technological advances, health regulations, changing gender roles, immigration, and the multicultural dimension to London life.

Index: 

Introduction: Foregrounding the Restaurant
1 Finding the Restaurant
2 Running the Restaurant
3 Waiting in the Restaurant
4 Health and Regulation in the Restaurant
5 Gastro-cosmopolitanism and the Restaurant
6 Dining in the Restaurant
Epilogue: Remembering the Restaurant
Notes
Bibliography
Index

About the author: 

Brenda Assael was educated at Barnard College of Columbia University and the University of Toronto. She is the author of The Circus and Victorian Society (2005), and has published widely on the intersections between culture, society, commerce, and politics in nineteenth-century Britain.

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