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HSSB 6056

February 2019

Talk by Anya Zilberstein, Concordia University: “Vegetable Diets for People and other Animals in the 18th Century”

February 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

In her seminar paper, “’The Chief Supper of Hogs… and Peasants who are Not Too Nice’: Vegetable Diets for People and other Animals in the Long 18th Century,” Anya Zilberstein presents her new project. She will discuss the mutual influences and broader implications of 18th-century attempts to impose dietary shifts on animals and people, by situating them in transatlantic debates about poor relief as well as experiments in the emerging food and agricultural sciences in the period. She welcomes discussion…

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