FoodCult adopts a multiscale interdisciplinary approach to diet and foodways in early modern Ireland. Six core work packages explore various aspects of food production and consumption, developing a framework for the spatial, temporal and thematic analysis of food. Work package seven draws the findings together and analyses them in historical context.
7. The Meaning of Food in Early Modern Ireland
Together, work packages 1 to 6 will build a framework for understanding dietary consumption in diverse communities. The final study draws this new research together and explores it within the context of the documentary historical evidence.