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Pizza : a global history

Author: Carol Helstosky
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2008.
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history and cultural impact of pizza, from its beginning as a food for the poor in the eighteenth-century Naples to its rise as America's favorite food.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Helstosky, Carol.
Pizza.
London : Reaktion, 2008
(OCoLC)820754741
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Helstosky
ISBN: 1861893914 9781861893918
OCLC Number: 225876066
Description: 142 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
History lesson on a plate : pizza in Italy --
Pizza Americana --
The little meal that could : pizza's conquest of the world --
The future of pizza --
Recipes.
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Carol Helstosky.

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Originally a food for the poor in eighteenth-century Naples, pizza is a source of national and regional pride in Italy as well as of cultural identity. This title documents the history and cultural  Read more...

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'Pizza may be considered quite a simple dish, but its history is a different story and Pizza: A Global History is the perfect book to uncover all the twists and turns in the delicacy's past. From how Read more...

 
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