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  • Breakfastby Heather Arndt Anderson

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 41.99

    From corn flakes to pancakes , Breakfast: A History explores this ?most important meal of the day? as a social and gastronomic phenomenon. It explains how and why the meal emerged, what is eaten commonly in this meal across the globe, why certain foods are considered indispensable, and how it has been depicted in art and media. Heather Arndt... more...

  • Scottish Bodysnatchersby Geoff Holder

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland - criminals, gravediggers and middle-class medical students alike abstracted newly-buried corpses to send to the anatomy schools. Only after the trials of the infamous murderers Burke and Hare and the passing of the Anatomy Act of 1832 did the grisly trade end. From burial grounds... more...

  • A Gentleman's Guide to Beard & Moustache Managementby Chris Martin

    The History Press 2013; US$ 7.99

    Do you know how to trim your whiskers properly? With beards and moustaches more popular than ever, this delightful little book sets out to answer this pressing question. And if a trim is not required, then it will show you how to wax, polish and maintain your face furniture so that it is always in tip-top condition. Alongside these manly grooming... more...

  • Love Miscellanyby Deborah A. Levine

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Ah, love? everyone wants to experience it, and if they have it, they want more. This collection of letters, quotations, and fun facts will satisfy every curious reader. Love Miscellany reveals a fascinating history of romance, answering questions like where the heart symbol originated, which aphrodisiacs really work, why chocolates and roses are... more...

  • The Tea Cyclopediaby Keith Souter

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95

    Tea drinking has become a way of life. To put it frankly, it is a love, an addiction, and some would even go as far to say a philosophy. Dr. Keith Souter examines the perpetual impact that this adored beverage has bestowed upon the world for centuries, from its mystical origins in the East, to its inevitable influence on the West.... more...

  • Puck Fairby Sean Moraghan

    The History Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Puck Fair, Ireland's oldest festival, was established by a royal patent in October 1613, granted to the Welsh planter, Jenkyn Conway, of Killorglin. It first became a famous, however, as a result of the parading and display of a male goat, which is awarded a crown and named as the King of the Town. 2013 sees the celebration of Puck Fair's 400 year... more...

  • Cooking Lessonsby Sherrie A. Inness

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 35.99

    Meatloaf, fried chicken, Jell-O, cake?because foods are so very common, we rarely think about them much in depth. The authors of Cooking Lessons however, believe that food is deserving of our critical scrutiny and that such analysis yields many important lessons about American society and its values. This book explores the relationship between food... more...

  • Research Themes for Eventsby R. Finkel; D. McGillivray; G. McPherson; P. Robinson

    CABI 1905; US$ 125.00

    Following on from Research Themes for Tourism, which sought to both provide a snapshot of tourism subjects and provide an overview of major themes for students new to tourism, this book seeks to cover the same ground with events. Events Management as a subject has been well documented from a practical angle, but this will be the first book to cover... more...

  • Traditional Dietary Culture Of Sby Matsuyama

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 410.00

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Picnicby Walter Levy

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 41.99

    This first culinary history of picnics reveals rustic outdoor dining in its more familiar and unusual forms, the history of the word itself, the cultural context of picnics and who arranged them, and, most important, the gastronomic appeal. Drawing on various media and literature, painting, music, and even sculpture, Walter Levy provides an engaging... more...