The Cultured Club

Author: Dearbhla Reynolds
Editor: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
ISBN: 0717174557
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Turn Simple Ingredients Into Health Goldmines Gut health is central to a strong immune system that is primed to fight off disease and preserve long-term optimal health. Eating fermented foods can have an extraordinary effect on your body and has been shown to benefit a number of health conditions including IBS and digestive difficulties, sugar/carb cravings, and other inflammatory disorders. Learning the art of fermentation allows you to become a kitchen chemist and experience the vibrant flavours of foods such as kimchi, sauerkraut, fermented salsa, kombucha and kefir. Fermentation is currently undergoing a huge revival as people recognise its health benefits and seek to learn more about the craft, and the science behind it. In The Cultured Club, fermentation expert Dearbhla Reynolds teaches you how to turn simple ingredients into superfoods by using one of the world’s oldest methods of food preservation. Includes: Introduction and brief history of fermentation Gut health Basic techniques Beverages such as kefir and kombucha Snacks/light lunches Meals Desserts Become a kitchen chemist and discover the benefits of fermented foods!

The Cultured Chimpanzee

Author: W. C. McGrew
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521535434
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A significant and stimulating analysis exploring the case for culture in chimpanzees and other primates.

Portraits Of Women In The American West

Author: Dee Garceau-Hagen
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136076182
Size: 11,22 MB
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Men are usually the heroes of Western stories, but women also played a crucial role in developing the American frontier, and their stories have rarely been told. This anthology of biographical essays on women promises new insight into gender in the 19C American West. The women featured include Asian Americans, African-Americans and Native American women, as well as their white counterparts. The original essays offer observations about gender and sexual violence, the subordinate status of women of color, their perseverance and influence in changing that status, a look at the gendered religious legacy that shaped Western Catholicism, and women in the urban and rural, industrial and agricultural West.

Putnam S The Reader

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Putnam S Magazine An Illustrated Monthly Of Literature Art And Life

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The Making Of Middlebrow Culture

Author: Joan Shelley Rubin
Editor: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807864265
Size: 17,86 MB
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The proliferation of book clubs, reading groups, "outline" volumes, and new forms of book reviewing in the first half of the twentieth century influenced the tastes and pastimes of millions of Americans. Joan Rubin here provides the first comprehensive analysis of this phenomenon, the rise of American middlebrow culture, and the values encompassed by it. Rubin centers her discussion on five important expressions of the middlebrow: the founding of the Book-of-the-Month Club; the beginnings of "great books" programs; the creation of the New York Herald Tribune's book-review section; the popularity of such works as Will Durant's The Story of Philosophy; and the emergence of literary radio programs. She also investigates the lives and expectations of the individuals who shaped these middlebrow institutions--such figures as Stuart Pratt Sherman, Irita Van Doren, Henry Seidel Canby, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, John Erskine, William Lyon Phelps, Alexander Woollcott, and Clifton Fadiman. Moreover, as she pursues the significance of these cultural intermediaries who connected elites and the masses by interpreting ideas to the public, Rubin forces a reconsideration of the boundary between high culture and popular sensibility.