This book is devoted to gardens of every kind worldwide and the people and ideas involved in their making. Stunning colour photographs by some of the world's best garden photographers, complemented by elegant engravings of historical subjects, make this the perfect reference for garden-lovers everywhere.
Cameron debunks the myths about language and the sexes propagated in recent popular writing by drawing on more than 30 years of scientific research in language and gender studies. She explains what the findings really say about men and women and the way they communicate. Essential reading, whatever planet you come from.
A reference book that aims to teach young readers about the drama and thrill of football and the passion it invokes. It includes information on the players we love to hate, the up-coming young stars and the well-known 'old-timers', the amazing goals and the near-misses, and, the important competitions and the off-pitch dramas.
A blend of cultural history, facts, practical information, and anecdote, this new companion to food, with a foreward by chef Mario Batali. This shall be the first in a series of food history companions devoted to regional cuisine. Forthcoming titles include French, Southeast Asian, and food of the British Isles.
Features a repertory of foodstuffs, cooked dishes, and food processes, together with entries that cover the food and foodways of the countries of the world, and the literature of food and cookery. This edition includes articles on topics that reflect the development and universal relevance of food studies.
Presents almost 4,000 entries on wine-related topics, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine through the ages. This book is illustrated with maps of important wine regions in the world, useful charts and diagrams, and colour photographs.
In this wide-ranging and powerful book, Castells analyses the transformation of the global media industry by the revolution in communication technologies. He argues that a new communication system, mass self-communication, has emerged, and power relationships have been profoundly modified by the emergence of this new communication environment.