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The heretic"s feast

a history of vegetarianism

by Spencer, Colin.

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vegetarianism -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [384]-389)and index.

    StatementColin Spencer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX392 .S72 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 402 p. ;
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1273585M
    ISBN 100874517605
    LC Control Number95005004

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For many of these heretics, the refusal to eat meat was a sign of asceticism and sacrifice. The issues of animal rights and human health seem to be quite recent in terms of vegetarian philosophy. The book is somewhat weaker as it moves into more modern times when it takes on a primarily English focus, although Asian vegetarianism does receive Cited by: In this fascinating and informative story of vegetarianism since prehistoric times, Colin Spencer describes the religious, philosophical, and social aspects of vegetarianism, introducing such prominent and often colorful practitioners as Pythagoras, Ovid, Leonardo da Vinci, Sir Thomas More, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, Leo Tolstoy, George Bernard Shaw, Gandhi, and Hitler/5(3).

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It seems odd that such a word as 'heretic' could be applied to what is popular, when it is known that heresy normally tends to be the opinion against p/5(K). About this Item: .Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The Heretic's Feast: History of Vegetarianism This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

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1 Quotes. Chapter I: "Introductory Remarks on the Importance of Orthodoxy" Chapter II: "On the Negative Spirit".