The Bloodless Revolution: A Cultural History of Vegetarianism from 1600 to Modern Times
A cultural and political history of vegetarianism explains how puritanical revolutionaries, European Hinduphiles, and visionary scientists conspired to overthrow Western society's fierce devotion to the consumption of meat, tracing three centuries of the movement from eighteenth-century converts to Hinduism to present-day environmentalism and the animal rights movement. Reprint.
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THE BLOODLESS REVOLUTION: A Cultural History of Vegetarianism from 1600 to Modern TimesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
An epic of non-carnivorous restraint.Stuart, a young British scholar, offers portraits of often little-known figures who would not eat anything with a mother or a face, and he blends these character ... Read full review
The bloodless revolution: a cultural history of vegetarianism from 1600 to modern timesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In his first book, historian and freelance writer Stuart explores the advocacy of vegetarianism by numerous individuals and groups in the West from 1600 to the present. Examining various vegetarian ... Read full review