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Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink
Length:
431,201 words
Illustration(s):
94

...at Ritz-Carlton, 506 soda fountains and, 547 in speakeasies, 556 suffrage movement, 239 working at counters of New York bakeries, 30 Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC), 281 , 282 , 580 Women’s Auxiliary of the Church Temperance Society, 172 , 218 women’s clubs, 646–48 Women’s Day (magazine), 2 Women’s Educational and Industrial Society of New York, 417 women’s magazines, 648–49 Women’s Organization for National Prohibition Reform, 474 Wonder Bread, 67 Wondrich, David, 373 , 599 Wood, Samuel, 150 Woods, Herbert, 263...

The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink
Length:
588,861 words
Illustration(s):
155

...Candy Company, 431 Imperial Sugar Company, 354–55 Improved Housewife, The (Webster), 196 In Another Place, Not Here (Brand), 410 incir tatlisi , 228 indentured labor, 169 , 541 India, 355–59 , 565. See also Kolkata (Calcutta) afternoon tea of British women in, 733 aphrodisiacs, 20 in Asia Pacific confectionery market, 234 blancmange in Moghul cuisine, 67 decoration of sweets with silver, 398 early appearance to sugar trade, 693–94 festivals ( See Diwali) honey, 337–38 , 340 origin of candy, 103–4 ...

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
787,162 words

...and Associations by Sport 300 entries This renowned encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of the culture, history, and business of sports around the world. The third edition brings the study of sports into the 21st century by integrating Berkshire's past work on women's sports and extreme sports into a complete sporting library. It includes over 300 updated and new articles on sports management and marketing, branding, sponsorship, doping scandals, sporting goods, extreme and fantasy sports, and technology, as well as on environmental and...

A Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities

A Supplementary Dictionary of Sports Personalities   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
21,271 words

...Personalities contains biographical information on famous individuals from the world of sports. Spanning a wide range of sporting disciplines, including cricket, football, javelin, boxing, and bullfighting, this A–Z provides all the information you need on notable sportsmen and women such as Blanche Bingley, Brian Howard Clough, Mervyn Davies, José Gómez Ortega, Flo Hymann, Andy Irons, Jean Réné Lacoste, Sócrates, and many more. For this online Supplementary Dictionary, 200 entries were taken from the Oxford Companion to Sports and Games (published 1975), edited...

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