The bloodless revolution : a cultural history of vegetarianism from 1600 to modern times / Tristram Stuart

Author(s): Stuart, Tristram
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Subjects: Vegetarianism--Europe--History
Vegetarianism--Religious aspects--Hinduism
Europeans--India--History--17th century
Europeans--India--History--18th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st American ed
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2007, c2006
LC Classification: T, TX
Physical Description: xxvi, 628 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Bushell's Bushel, Bacon's Bacon and The Great Instauration 3
2. John Robins : the shakers' God 15
3. Roger Crab : levelling the food chain 26
4. Pythagoras and the sages of India 39
5. 'This proud and troublesome thing, called man' : Thomas Tryon, the Brahmin of Britain 60
6. John Evelyn : salvation in a salad 78
7. The, Kabbala stripped naked 89
8. Men should be friends even to brute beasts : Isaac Newton and the origins of Pagan theology 97
9. Atheists, deists and the Turkish Spy 115
10. Dieting with Dr. Descartes 131
11. Tooth and nail : Pierre Gassendi and the human appendix 138
12. The mitre and the microscope : Philippe Hecquet's Catholic fast food 151
13. Dr. Cheyne's sensible diet 163
14. Clarissa's calories 181
15. Rousseau and the bosoms of nature 194
16. The counter-vegetarian mascot : Pope's happy lamb 215
17. Antonio Cocchi and the cure for scurvy 227
18. The sparing diet : Scotland's vegetarian dynasty 236
19. Diet and diplomacy : eating beef in the land of the holy cow 259
20. John Zephaniah Holwell : Voltaire's Hindu prophet 275
21. The cry of nature : killing in the name of animal rights in the French revolution 295
22. The Marquis de Valady faces the Guillotine 313
23. Bloodless brothers 331
24. John 'walking' Stewart and the utility of death 347
25. To kill a cat : Joseph Ritson's politics of atheism 361
26. Shelley and the return to nature 372
27. The Malthusian tragedy : feeding the world 399
Epilogue : vegetarianism and the politics of ecology : Thoreau, Gandhi and Hitler 418
Notes: LCCN: 2006051018
ISBN: 0393052206
ISBN: 9780393052206
Previous ed. has subtitle: Radical vegetarians and the discovery of India
Includes bibliographical references (p. [450]-515) and index
OCLC Number: 71509072
ISBN/ISSN: 0393052206
9780393052206