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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...

Uncertainty and continuity in hard times

Antonio Mattozzi

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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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Zachary Nowak

Zachary Nowak (translator and editor) is pursuing his doctorate in American Studies at Harvard University, USA. He is also the Associate Director for the Food Studies Program at the Umbra Institute, in Perugia, Italy. 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

...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

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...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

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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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Zachary Nowak

Zachary Nowak (translator and editor) is pursuing his doctorate in American Studies at Harvard University, USA. He is also the Associate Director for the Food Studies Program at the Umbra Institute, in Perugia, Italy. 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...

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...

The ‘Perverse Strangeness of the Seasons’: 1816–17

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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Italy and the Potato: A History, 1550–2000

Continuum, 2012

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...The crisis of 1816–17 is sometimes given as the time when Italians began to eat (and grow) the potato. Donatella Lippi , ‘Al tempo dei...

Trick or Treat? How to Wine and Dine (as a Group) for Free

Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs, Director, Vlaams Centrum Volkscultuur, Brussels Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Berg, 2003

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...No Free Lunch ‘There is no such thing as a free lunch.’ This American proverb illustrates that strings tend to be attached to food offered for free. On the website of the no-free-lunch organization (...

Inside the pizzeria and behind the counter

Antonio Mattozzi

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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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Zachary Nowak

Zachary Nowak (translator and editor) is pursuing his doctorate in American Studies at Harvard University, USA. He is also the Associate Director for the Food Studies Program at the Umbra Institute, in Perugia, Italy. 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

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...Pizzaioli between Cops and Owners The battle that the police conducted on a daily basis against the shopkeepers who broke the various laws passed by different parts of the government in Naples—of which we have seen only a small...

Body and Soul: From Tension to Bifurcation

A Cultural History of Food in the Age of Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The dichotomy of body and soul permeates much of the history of philosophy. There is no one way to approach and account for this tension. The history of food generally eschews the very notion, and the relation between food, body, and soul...

The Breakfast Book

The English Breakfast : The Biography of a National Meal with Recipes

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Brimming with social aspiration, this earliest of the three cookbooks perfectly captures the spirit of gentrification behind the rise of the English Breakfast. French terms are much in evidence, and there is a definite preference...