"Clarkson and Crawford deserve to be congratulated on putting famine into perspective as part of the dietary history of Ireland."--Albion
"This book rescues food and nutrition from what the authors call the basement of history... the study of history with food and drink omitted is incomplete history, and this book is an important demonstration of that maxim."--Europe: Early Modern and Modern
About the Author
Leslie Clarkson is a Professor Emeritus of Social History, The Queen's University of Belfast. Margaret Crawford is a Senior Research Fellow, The Queen's University of Belfast.