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This history of how Manchester provisioned its population between 1770 and 1870, draws upon demographic factors, economic patterns, the role of supply routes, types of food (perishable and non-perishable), markets and traders, means of payment and diet, health and mortality to paint its picture. The book is illustrated and makes use of tabulated information and maps. Specific types of food are examined in relation to how they were bought, sold and traded in the Manchester and Salford areas at that time. In the case of meat, the influence of droving, the impact of the railways and price implications for consumption and availability are considered. At the same time, the distribution of groceries in terms of markets, the growth in shop-keeping of non-perishable foodstuffs, the wholesale function, the case of bakers and the role of consumer credit is analyzed. Other topics examined include the rise in consumption standards, food quality, patterns of health and mortality and nutritional standards.
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Book Description Manchester Univ Pr. Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Seller Inventory # Z1-S-006-02701
Book Description Manchester University Press, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Seller Inventory # c20594
Book Description Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 1st Edition. An ex-library copy in maroon hard covers lettered in gold. The usual ex-libris markings, clean within. The binding is sound and there is little cover wear. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 041964
Book Description Manchester Univ Pr, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0719030889
Book Description Manchester Univ Pr, U.S.A., 1992. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 347 pages. Clean hardback with a dust jacket. (Feeding the Victorian City: The Food Supply of Manchester, 1770-1870). Seller Inventory # 080712
Book Description Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1992. Hard Back. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Edited by W. A. Armstrong and Pauline Scola. Signed by Pauline to the ffep. Spine of the dustcover a little sunned, minor offsetting in an even strip to the rear cover. Red cloth boards in nice clean condition. Colour frontispiece, contents clean and bright. A scarce title. xx + 347pp. Seller Inventory # 085435