Famine, food and scientific proposals in eighteenth-century Sweden

Famine, food and scientific proposals in eighteenth-century Sweden

A historical ethnobiological article, Peasant Food Provision Strategies and Scientific Proposals for Famine Foods in Eighteenth-Century Sweden, by Ingvar Svanberg and Sabira Ståhlberg, has recently been published in the journal Gastronomy.

The article discussespeasant food substitution strategies and suggestions by scientists, including Linnaeus, to alleviate famine in eighteenth-century Sweden. The article is Open Access.