Blog Posts

Blogs for Cambridge Body and Food Histories Group 

19/02/19 ‘Hungry Historians: A Delicious and Disgusting Journey Through Time’ 

28/01/19 ‘Extreme Bodies: Sports and Physical Limits’ in history 

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21/07/18 ‘Food and Embodied Identities in the Early Modern and Modern World, c. 1500 -c . 2000’ 


06/06/18 ‘Cleanliness and Bodily Expulsions’ in history 

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25/11/17 ‘Tattoos and tanning: the historical study of skin alteration in embodied identities’


Blogs for Doing History in Public

‘Carnivorous Protestants and Radical Vegetarianism in Early Modern England’

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‘Festivity amid the fighting: Christmas on the British Home Front in World War Two’


From nose in a book to nose in the kitchen – musings on the place of historians in recipe recreation


From ‘liquid flesh’ to chocolate – a brief history of Easter Eggs


Editorial: DHP’s top historical novels


Dressing up and steaming ahead: must-visit museums