Romantics, Vegetarians, Utopians
Lecture no. 27 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
In the 19th century, food-conscious social movements reacted against the ills of industrial society. Delve into new dietary ideologies that stressed purity, backed by both quasi-scientific and religious thought. Follow the rise of vegetarian societies, Utopian social experiments, and health reform movements that gave us graham crackers, breakfast cereals, and granola.