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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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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...
...In Louisa May Alcott’s Little Men (1871), the second book in her popular Little Women series, the boys at Plumfield School are thrilled to learn that Daisy, one of the few girls at the all-boys’ school, has begun cooking lessons in a small...

‘Substituting Potatoes for Wheat’: The Late Nineteenth Century

Italy and the Potato: A History, 1550–2000

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Where did the potato apostles go wrong? Why, by the 1820s, some three hundred years after the potato’s first introduction in Italy, and after 60 years’ concerted campaigning on the part of agronomists, had it made so few inroads? According...

Allergic to Innovation? Dietary Change and Debate about Food Allergy in the United States

Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith is Professor of Health History at the University of Strathclyde’s Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare, UK. He is the author of An Alternative History of Hyperactivity (2011), Hyperactive (2012) and Another Person’s Poison (2015). 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

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...Introduction The expert on nutrition is not the nutrition expert, but the man who has studied nutrition by the ultimate method of research...

Learning about the Environment in Early Colonial New Zealand

Seeds of Empire : The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand

I.B.Tauris, 2001

Book chapter

...Introduction Takata pai, takata mohio Knowledge makes a person good Since the Enlightenment, European science has viewed the world as a web of interconnected and functionally related components. What has already...

Church Cookbooks: Changing Foodways on the American Prairie

The Handbook of Food and Anthropology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Our fascination with cookbooks has never been greater. Cookbooks are sold in the millions to those who cook and those who do not, to gourmands as well as those who do not know a truffle...