Pizza : a global history / Carol Helstosky.

  • London : Reaktion 2008
Physical description
142 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.
  • 9781861893918 (hbk.)
  • 1861893914 (hbk.)
  • 9781861896308 (electronic bk.)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-130) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. EBSCOhost, University of Essex members only.
  • 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.
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  • Online version:: Helstosky, Carol. Pizza. London : Reaktion, 2008
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  • History.
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  • Carol Helstosky describes the history of pizza in Italy, the United States and throughout the globe, from its humble origins in 18th century Naples to its current status as one of the world's most popular fast foods. The book also contains examples of regional recipes.

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