[Sca-cooks] Forthcoming Book list was So what do you eat

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Sun Aug 12 18:08:51 PDT 2007

I wasn't at the War again, due to the bad knee and scheduling conflicts so
I was unable to buy books in person from Devra. (I did do a mail order
in June.)

For those that live by their books,
I do have the forthcoming autumn booklist of titles that should be
appearing in the next few months. This has taken considerable time but
this is still very incomplete this year, and I don't have many reviews
or much information about these yet. I have annotated them with
links to publishers if I could locate them.
So here they are--

At least two on the Middle East:

Medieval Cuisine of the Islamic World: A Concise History with 174
Recipes Author: Lilia Zaouali
Publication Date:October, 2007 Publisher:University of California
Press ISBN:0-520-24783-3 ISBN13:978-0-520-24783-3. 242 pp.
Price:$24.95 (USD) Retail (Publisher)

Then we also have this one:

Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens: Ibn Sayyar Al-warraq's Tenth-century
Baghdadi Cookbook (Islamic History and Civilization) (Hardcover)
by Nawal Nasrallah  (Translator)
List price $195.00 · Publisher: Brill (December 15, 2007)
ISBN-10: 9004158677 · ISBN-13: 978-9004158672

YES Folks, that is correct-- $195 US dollars.

This one came out in May but no one has mentioned it. My copy is on
order so I should know more next week about what it contains.

Danish Cookbooks: Domesticity and National Identity, 1616-1901
(Paperback) *by Carol Gold
·Paperback:* 240 pages ·University of Washington Press (May 15, 2007) 
ISBN-10:* 0295986824 · ISBN-13:978-0295986821

The Oxford Companion to Italian Food* (Oct., $35) by Gillian Riley.
Essay-style A–Z entries are written as short surveys for those curious
about Italian cookery.

The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of
Spice (Hardcover) by Michael Krondl
List price $25.95 Hardcover: 320 pages· Ballantine Books (October 30, 
2007) ISBN-10: 034548083X · ISBN-13: 978-0345480835

Taste: The Story of Britain Through Its Cooking (Hardcover)
by Kate Colquhoun $34.95 described as
Fascinating history of how Britain learned to cook, from prehistory to
the modern age. Hardcover: 480 pages · Bloomsbury USA (October 30, 2007)
ISBN-10: 1596914106 · ISBN-13: 978-1596914100

The True History of Chocolate, Second Edition (Paperback)
by Sophie D. Coe (Author), Michael D. Coe (Author)
List Price:	$21.95 Thames & Hudson; 2 edition (October 29, 2007)
No mention if this has new material or not.

Just for Papa G because I know he loves this topic.
Actually this is turning up in lists of books on food history
which I find very strange, but anyway...

Kitchen Mysteries: Revealing the Science of Cooking (Arts and Traditions 
of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History) (Hardcover)
by Hervé This (Author), Jody Gladding (Translator)
$22.95  224 pages
Columbia University Press (October 26, 2007)
ISBN-10: 023114170X ISBN-13: 978-0231141703


Beans: A History (Hardcover) by Ken Albala
$24.95 ·  Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Berg Publishers; English Ed edition (September 4, 2007)
ISBN-10: 1845204301 ·  ISBN-13: 978-1845204303

Ken Albala's last book was The Banquet. Dining in the Great Courts of 
Late Renaissance Europe.Ken Albala University of Illinois. $40.
It was an excellent history of cooking and fine dining in western europe 
from 1520 to 1660. Those into late Society feasting should make an
effort to see a copy.

Death in the Pot: The Impact of Food Poisoning on History (Hardcover)
by Morton Satin $24.00 Publisher: Prometheus Books (August 17, 2007) 
ISBN-10: 1591025141  ISBN-13: 978-1591025146

People that like English cookery may want to look into this volume.
It's self-published through iUniverse. Some of their cookery items are 
quite good.
Egg Pies, Moss Cakes, and Pigeons Like Puffins: Eighteenth-Century 
British Cookery from Manuscript Sources (Paperback)
by Vincent DiMarco (Author) List Price: $30.95
Or it can be downloaded for around $6.00.
Self published. Vincent DiMarco, professor emeritus of the University of 
Massachusetts, Amherst, taught medieval literature for more than thirty 
years. He also served as chair of the department of English and 
associate dean of humanities. DiMarco now lives in Montreal.
Paperback: 530 pages  Publisher: iUniverse, Inc. (June 27, 2007)
ISBN-10: 0595428266 ISBN-13: 978-0595428267

If I locate any more, I'll create another list and be back

Johnnae (playing librarian)

> OH, hey, book-tease.   Having never been to Pennsic, I'd love to enjoy your book purchases, even if only vicariously.
> Ditto the wet.  It's been months since it's rained here.  Literally months.  We have the crunchy/smoky air to prove it too, alas....
> --Maire *koff, koff*
>  we won't  mention the books I bought from Devra)
> >   Etain

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