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Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well (Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library): Artusi, Pellegrino/ Ballerini, Luigi (INT)/ Baca, Murtha (TRN): BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well (Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library)
Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well (Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library)
Publisher : Univ of Toronto Pr
Published Date : 2003/12
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780802086570

BookWeb Price : A$ 67.77
Kinokuniya Card Member Price : A$ 60.99

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Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: United States
Edition: Translation
Subject Development: History
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Geographic Designator: Western Europe
Review:
Shelf Worthy - Adult Trade - Spring 2012

First published in 1891, Pellegrino Artusi's La scienza in cucina e l'arte di mangier bene has come to be recognized as the most significant Italian cookbook of modern times. It was reprinted thirteen times and had sold more than 52,000 copies in the years before Artusi's death in 1910, with the number of recipes growing from 475 to 790. And while this figure has not changed, the book has consistently remained in print.Although Artusi was himself of the upper classes and it was doubtful he had ever touched a kitchen utensil or lit a fire under a pot, he wrote the book not for professional chefs, as was the nineteenth-century custom, but for middle-class family cooks: housewives and their domestic helpers. His tone is that of a friendly advisor - humorous and nonchalant. He indulges in witty anecdotes about many of the recipes, describing his experiences and the historical relevance of particular dishes.Artusi's masterpiece is not merely a popular cookbook; it is a landmark work in Italian culture.This English edition (first published by Marsilio Publishers in 1997) features a delightful introduction by Luigi Ballerini that traces the fascinating history of the book and explains its importance in the context of Italian history and politics. The illustrations are by the noted Italian artist Giuliano Della Casa.Tom Carter 6 British Columbia Patrick J. Smith and Kennedy Stewart 7 Prince Edward Island David Bulger and James Sentence 8 Saskatchewan Joseph Garcea and Donald Gilchrist 9 Alberta Edward C. Lesage, Jr. and Melville L. McMillan 10 Newfoundland and Labrador James. P. Feehan, Jeffery Braun-Jackson, Ronald Penney, and Stephen G. Tomblin Conclusion Robert Young Appendix: Municipal Financial Data for Canad and by Province IndexHaffi Ride Di Staam: Critical Knowledge / Multiple Knowings -- Possibilities, Challenges, and Resistance in Curriculum/Cultural Contexts GEORGE J. SEFA DEI and STANLEY DOYLE-WOOD Critical Ontology and Indigenous Ways of Being: Forging a Postcolonial Curriculum JOE L. KINCHELOE Reappropriating Traditions in the Postcolonial Curricular Imagination YATTA KANU Cross-Cultural Science Teaching: Rekindling Traditions for Aboriginal Students GLEN S. AIKENHEADPart 3: Globalization and the Educational Response Postcolonialism and Globalization: Thoughts towards a New Hermeneutic Pedagogy DAVID SMITH The Impact of Globalization on Curriculum Development in Postcolonial Societies M. KAZIM BACCHUSPart 4: Reimagining Nation and National Identity in the Curriculum Singular Nation, Plural Possibilities: Reimagining Curriculum as Third Space GEORGE RICHARDSON Learning Whose Nation? KARA MCDONALDContributors