Being “Hangry”: Gastrointestinal Health and Emotional Well-Being in the Long Nineteenth Century

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Being “Hangry”: Gastrointestinal Health and Emotional Well-Being in the Long Nineteenth Century. / Taylor-Pirie, Emilie.

Gut Feeling and Digestive Health in Nineteenth-Century Literature, History, and Culture. ed. / Manon Mathias; Alison Moore. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. p. 109-132 (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine).

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Harvard

Taylor-Pirie, E 2018, Being “Hangry”: Gastrointestinal Health and Emotional Well-Being in the Long Nineteenth Century. in M Mathias & A Moore (eds), Gut Feeling and Digestive Health in Nineteenth-Century Literature, History, and Culture. Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 109-132. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01857-3_6

APA

Taylor-Pirie, E. (2018). Being “Hangry”: Gastrointestinal Health and Emotional Well-Being in the Long Nineteenth Century. In M. Mathias, & A. Moore (Eds.), Gut Feeling and Digestive Health in Nineteenth-Century Literature, History, and Culture (pp. 109-132). (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01857-3_6

Vancouver

Taylor-Pirie E. Being “Hangry”: Gastrointestinal Health and Emotional Well-Being in the Long Nineteenth Century. In Mathias M, Moore A, editors, Gut Feeling and Digestive Health in Nineteenth-Century Literature, History, and Culture. Palgrave Macmillan. 2018. p. 109-132. (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01857-3_6

Author

Taylor-Pirie, Emilie. / Being “Hangry”: Gastrointestinal Health and Emotional Well-Being in the Long Nineteenth Century. Gut Feeling and Digestive Health in Nineteenth-Century Literature, History, and Culture. editor / Manon Mathias ; Alison Moore. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. pp. 109-132 (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science, and Medicine).

Bibtex

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