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272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198817604

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The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

Brenda Assael

  • The first examination of the historical significance of the restaurant in nineteenth and early twentieth century London
  • Uses a wide range of sources including, menus, literary texts, waiters' and managers' associations, and oral histories
  • Explores the relationship between the restaurant and British culture
  • Examines the lives of those who helped in the day to day running of the restaurant who have often been overlook in examinations of this period
  • Combines economic, social, and cultural historical approaches