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Food Trucks!

RRP $15.99

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This truck-shaped, lift-the-flap board book combines food with things that go for a novelty that has more than gears under the hood.

Go on a culinary adventure with this exciting new lift-the-flap book that serves as an amuse-bouche introduction to different types of food from around the world. From the standard burger and taco truck to Japanese, Italian, Indian, and Chinese (with a health food and ice cream, too), this parking lot is filled with good eats for readers to find under every flap.

With inviting truck characters on each page, little ones will love flipping through the visual menus hidden in each spread as they learn more about foodand about trucks-two things thatgo, go, go great together to make a well-balanced book.


The Street Food Journal

RRP $16.99

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This unique, stunningly illustrated journal is ideal for use as a travel notebook or sketchpad.

Food lovers and travel enthusiasts will delightedly explore street food from all around the world through Sophia Augusta's vibrant illustrations. There is something for everyone, from the instantly recognizable (Italian ice-cream, American hot dogs, and Belgian waffles) to more unusual delicacies such as starfish on sticks from China and 'red red' stew from Ghana.

Containing 128 blank pages and 26 colourful illustrations to inspire your notes and sketches.


Food And Drink Italy

RRP $14.99

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Enjoy sampling the local food on holiday in Italy, read restaurant menus and shop with confident using this practical pocket guide:

  • Guide to Italian regions and specialities
  • A-Z translations of local dishes and ingredients
  • Advice on good wishes, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks
  • What to expect when eating out
  • Tips on shopping for food
  • Shopping for special diets and food for children
  • Tempting regional recipes to try
  • Practical section with self catering and budgeting tips
  • Useful Italian phrases.


A Compendium Of Italian Economists At Oxbridge 2016

RRP $293.99

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This study examines five decades of Italian economists who studied or researched at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge between the years 1950 and 2000. Providing a detailed list of Italian economists associated with Hicks, Harrod, Bacharach, Flemming, Mirrlees, Sen and other distinguished dons, the authors examine eleven research lines, including the Sraffa and the neo-Ricardian school, the post-Keynesian school and the Stone's and Goodwin's schools. Baranzini and Mirante trace the influence of the schools in terms of 1) their fundamental role in the evolution of economic thought; 2) their promotion of four key controversies (on the measurement of technical progress, on capital theory, on income distribution and on the inter-generational transmission of wealth); 3) the counter-flow of Oxbridge scholars to academia in Italy, and 4) the invigoration of a third generation of Italian economists researching or teaching at Oxbridge today.

A must-read for all those interested in the way Italian and British research has shaped the study and teaching of economics.


Food Production & Eating Habits From Around The World

RRP $534.99

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This book brings together a selection of studies written by specialists from universities and/or research institutions from every continent. The processes of change in systems of production, commercialisation, and consumption of food, as well as the problems and nutritional habits analysed here, develop within the framework of the technological and socio-productive transformations experienced in many parts of the world as a consequence of the transition from traditional rural societies to the predominantly urban and industrial societies of our time. Many of these societies are affected by the fluctuations, questions, or socio-economic uncertainties caused principally by what is named globalisation. The authors involved in this volume are from a variety of backgrounds and their theoretical-analytical focuses regarding eating habits are quite diverse. However, independent of their different perspectives and scientific disciplines (Anthropology, Communication, Economy, Marketing, Medicine, Nursing, Psychology and Sociology), all of these authors are united in their concerns regarding similar food processes and problems, such as the industrialisation of food production, junk food, fast food, eating disorders, overeating, obesity, the impacts of ideal body images on eating behaviours, lifestyles and feeding, anorexia, bulimia, organic foods, healthy foods, functional foods, and so on. Moreover, in a time shaped by a worldwide standardisation of eating habits, the search for identity, specificity, or distinction through the acquisition and consumption of foods is commonplace in many chapters of the book. Likewise, these chapters show a generalised interest on the negative effects of the advertising and communications media that often drive patterns of food consumption and provoke desires for ideals of beauty and body forms prejudicial to health. As the editor states in the preface, all this occurs in an ever more modernised and globalised world in which artificial procedures of the production of industrial foods that are quite opaque to the general public become increasingly widespread. In such a world, while people's concerns over the healthiness of foods increase, we are witnessing a non-stop expansion of markets for organic food, as well as the repeated manipulation of growing consumers' preferences for certain foodstuffs that they believe are healthy or have specific natural qualities. This manipulation frequently takes place through a variety of advertisements that announce a series of industrial foods as supposedly possessing these qualities. Obviously, a priority objective of these and other advertising strategies is to increase sales in the agro-alimentary sector in a context of obvious over-production and over-supply, which in turn is translated into the stimulation of food consumption. This would help explain such developments in the current consumer society, which is explored in further detail in many chapters of this book.



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