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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
...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...

‘A Lutheranism of the Table’: Religion and the Victorian Vegetarians

Eating and Believing : Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology

A Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Connections between vegetarian diet and religion are extensive and ancient. In Christianity, medieval and later theologians debated the transition from a vegetarian Golden Age to a post-lapsarian or post-diluvian age of meat-eating....

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

Book chapter

...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...

‘Substituting Potatoes for Wheat’: The Late Nineteenth Century

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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...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...

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 (...