What can the famous ‘Nippy’ waitress, a fixture at Lyon’s Tea Shops across Britain, teach us about emotions at work?
Tag: food history
How did a desire for meat in a climate that did not support cattle rearing allow settlers to expand their reach? Efrat Gilad explores the history of meat consumption and the expanded meat trade as larger numbers of European Jews arrived in British Mandate Palestine.
As the festive season approaches and thoughts turn to gifts and treats, Edmund Wareham explains how gingerbread could be a Radical Object in medieval & early modern Germany.
Andrew Whitehead explores the social and political history of forced migrations lying behind the Burmese noodle stalls in the Indian city of Chennai.