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Proteins

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...The word “protein” was coined by Jöns Jakob Berzelius in 1838. For the previous 150 years, however, there had been the concept of an “animal substance,” slight variants of which were thought to make up muscles, skin, and blood. In each form...

Conclusion

James Gregory

James Gregory is Lecturer in Modern History at the School of Social and International Studies at the University of Bradford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Of Victorians and Vegetarians : The Vegetarian Movement in Nineteenth-century Britain

I.B.Tauris, 2007

Book chapter

...The penultimate part of this study shifted the gaze from the movement to its representation by Victorians in a range of texts. This concluding chapter assesses the movement’s achievements, and the verdict of contemporaries. The latter...

Uncertainty and continuity in hard times

Antonio Mattozzi

Antonio Mattozzi is an independent scholar who has collaborated with the history department at the University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Italy, as well as the Didactic Committee for the Institute of Campania for the Resistance, Italy. He is a former high school literature teacher whose family has made pizza in Naples for over 160 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Donatella Mattozzi

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Inventing the Pizzeria : A History of Pizza Making in Naples

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Structural Difficulties As we have seen, one of the difficulties of living and working in Naples was real estate speculation. The fact that 400,000–500,000 people were forced to live in just a few square kilometers, and in an area...

Dismembered Texts, Dismembered Animals

Carol J. Adams

Carol J. Adams is an activist and author of The Pornography of Meat, Living Among Meat Eaters, and many other books challenging a sexist, meat-eating world. She is a sought-after speaker throughout North America and Europe, and has been invited to more than 100 campuses to show "The Sexual Politics of Meat Slide Show," which is always being updated to include contemporary cultural representations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sexual Politics of Meat : A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Documents originate among the powerful ones, the conquerors. History, therefore, is nothing but a compilation of the depositions made by assassins with respect to their victims and themselves.This I have consider’d: but tigers eat men...

Historic pizzerias

Antonio Mattozzi

Antonio Mattozzi is an independent scholar who has collaborated with the history department at the University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Italy, as well as the Didactic Committee for the Institute of Campania for the Resistance, Italy. He is a former high school literature teacher whose family has made pizza in Naples for over 160 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Donatella Mattozzi

Donatella Mattozzi

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Inventing the Pizzeria : A History of Pizza Making in Naples

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...There are only thee or four pizzerias that are referred to as “storiche” (historic) in Naples—in other words, the ones that go back to the beginning of the nineteenth century or even before and are still open today. If we add the few...

Drinking “The Good Life”

Alcohol : A Social and Cultural History

Berg, 2006

Book chapter

...“Australians are not a nation of Snobs like the English, or of extravagant boasters like the Americans, or of reckless profligates like the French”, Marcus Clarke wrote of his fellow-colonists in the later nineteenth century, “they...

Maize and Grace: History, Corn, and Africa’s New Landscapes, 1500–1999

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources : Global Contact and Early Industrialization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...For comments on an earlier draft of this paper at the Yale University Colloquium on Agrarian Studies I am particularly grateful to Robert Harms, Enrique Meyer, Eric Worby, and Cassandra Moseley. Jean Hay and Sara Berry also read drafts...

Eating in the Open Air in England, 1830–1914

Eating Out in Europe : Picnics, Gourmet Dining and Snacks since the Late Eighteenth Century

Berg, 2003

Book chapter

...‘Eating out’ may be defined as food consumed outside the household, either from necessity or from choice. The term usually evokes images of meals eaten in commercial establishments like hotels and restaurants, or in public institutions...

Dietary Change and Epidemic Disease: Fame, Fashion and Expediency in the Italian Pellagra Disputes, 1852–1902

David Gentilcore

David Gentilcore is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK. He is the author of Pomodoro! (2010) and Medical Charlatanism in Early Modern Italy (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Proteins, Pathologies and Politics : Dietary Innovation and Disease from the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Pellagra: From symptoms to causes On 21 July 1902, the Italian Parliament passed the country’s first law dedicated to countering the harmful effects of pellagra...

The distribution of pizzerias across the city

Antonio Mattozzi

Antonio Mattozzi is an independent scholar who has collaborated with the history department at the University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Italy, as well as the Didactic Committee for the Institute of Campania for the Resistance, Italy. He is a former high school literature teacher whose family has made pizza in Naples for over 160 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Donatella Mattozzi

Donatella Mattozzi

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Inventing the Pizzeria : A History of Pizza Making in Naples

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Political and Urban Shake-Ups Starting from the 1807 list of pizzerias and maintaining the original division of the city into neighborhoods, we can now try to determine what the distribution of pizzerias was in the urban...