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Andrew Webb is a food journalist and photographer who has worked for Channel 4 and the BBC. He has also written for Waitrose Kitchen and Delicious magazines. He lives in London.
So far I’ve reviewed Mark Hix on cooking with British produce, The Great British Food Revival aiming to make us look anew at our local food and finally with Food Britannia you have the book to tell you what there is available and crucially where to find it. Supplemented with essays on local food, interviews with producers, recipes and regional dishes, a beautifully produced book that will be a must for anyone serious about the food they put on the table. Like for Like Reading:British Food: An Extraordinary Thousand Years of History, Colin SpencerTaste: The Story of Britain through its Cooking, Kate Colquhoun
From puddings to patisserie, sourdough to sausage rolls, the Men's Baking Manual tells you everything a chap needs to know about baking. Covering tools and equipment, perfect pastry, yeasts and starters and cake making, it's packed full of advice, tips and recipes that will have you wowing your friends and family with stunning breads, cakes, puddings and pastries.
What chap doesn't love a good pie? But if you thought it was too hard to make your own at home, think again. The Men's Pie Manual tells you everything you need to know about making and baking proper pies. Covering tools and equipment, perfect pastry, and fantastic fillings, it will have you wowing your friends and family. Because when you bring a big golden pie to the table and gently break into that flakey pastry, or pop a steamed pudding and let the filling slowly tumble out, anyone who isn't impressed by that isn't worthy space at your table; fetch their coat.
Edward Thomas and World Literary Studies offers a revelatory re-reading of Edward Thomas. Adapting Pascale Casanova's vision of 'world literature' as a system of competing national traditions, this study analyses Thomas's appropriation of Anglocentric British literary culture at key moments of historical crisis in the twentieth century: after the First World War, either side of the Second World War, and with the resumption of war in Ireland in the 1970s. It shows how the dominant assumptions underpinning the discipline of English Literature marginalise the Welshness of Thomas's work, before combining this revised 'world literature' model with fresh archival research to reveal how Thomas's reading of Welsh culture - its barddas, folk and literary traditions - is central both to his creation of an innovative body of poetry and to his extensive, and relatively neglected, prose. This study is groundbreaking in its contribution to recent debates about devolution and independence for Britain's constituent nations.
An astonishing visual account of the "e;Great War"e;, recounting the loss, the tragedy, the courage and the horror of military action in vivid detail. Over 200 original photographs chart the events of 1914-1918, from early mobile warfare through the grim slogging matches in the trenches to Germany's last desperate throw of the dice and eventual allied victory. This book encompasses war on the ground, in the air, at sea and on the home front.
World War II in Photographs is an innovative visual account of the major events of the greatest conflict of the twentieth century, the Second World War. Featuring over 250 original images of warfare in all its forms, the book protrays the signiicant actions and people of the years 1939-1945. From Dunkirk to D-Day, Churchill to Crete, Rommel to Russia, every aspect of the conflict is examined in astongihging visual detail.
Covering the basics of X-rays, CT, PET, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and MRI, this textbook provides senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students with a broad introduction to medical imaging. Over 130 end-of-chapter exercises are included, in addition to solved example problems, which enable students to master the theory as well as providing them with the tools needed to solve more difficult problems. The basic theory, instrumentation and state-of-the-art techniques and applications are covered, bringing students immediately up-to-date with recent developments, such as combined computed tomography/positron emission tomography, multi-slice CT, four-dimensional ultrasound, and parallel imaging MR technology. Clinical examples provide practical applications of physics and engineering knowledge to medicine. Finally, helpful references to specialised texts, recent review articles, and relevant scientific journals are provided at the end of each chapter, making this an ideal textbook for a one-semester course in medical imaging.
The global trend of increasingly ageing societies and long term illnesses has meant a growth in demand for intensive care resources. This book advises on leadership and organizational development of intensive care units, in order to give best practices for governance, performance, emergency response and safety. Written by international experts in the field, each chapter allows researchers, clinicians and service providers worldwide to be able to refer to this single reference book. In seven parts, the volume will tackle aspects of intensive care management in both global and local contexts, and interrogate the key concerns that service providers face. It works as an informative guide for the practical administration of intensive care, as well as being international in its design and information.