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Inventing the Pizzeria A History of Pizza Making in Naples

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ISBN-10: 1472586166

ISBN-13: 9781472586162

Edition: 2015

Authors: Antonio Mattozzi, Zachary Nowak

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Pizza is one of the best-known and widely exported Italian foods and yet relatively little is known about its origins in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Myths such as the naming of pizza margherita after the Italian queen abound and yet little serious scholarly attention has been devoted to the topic. Eschewing exaggerated fables, this book draws a detailed portrait of the difficulties experienced by the then marginalized class of pizza makers, rather than the ultimate success of their descendants. It provides a unique exploration of the history of pizza making in Naples, offering an archival-based history of the early story of pizza and the establishment of the pizzeria.Touching…    
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Book details

List price: $36.30
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 10/22/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.41" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English