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|Author||: Country Womens Association Staff|
Traditional delights from the nation's favourite cooks. The cooking skills of CWA members are legendary and this collection brings together their very best recipes. Inside you'll find soups and stews, casseroles and pies, cakes, preserves, biscuits and slices. All the recipes use simple ingredients and are easy to make, yet have the indelible stamp of CWA sense and sensibility. Now you can learn from the experts! 'There's a lot to love about 85-year-old Ailsa Bond's steamed pudding, Shirley Tong's lemony ginger cake and Judy Anictomatis's Greek shortbread and there are plenty more just like this.' Jane Willson, The Age 'It's a real homecoming, the new Country Women's Association Classics- a mighty collection of 400 recipes that really capture the home cooking of a nation.' Book of the Week, Sunday Mail Brisbane, reviewed by Wendy Hall 'Each recipe in this cook book has the indelible stamp of CWA sense and sensibility.' Queensland Times 'From soups to preserves, the recipes are down-to-earth, no-fuss and timeless.' Fifi Lim, Waverley Leader
|Author||: Country Womens Association|
The Country Women's Association of Australia has been at the heart of country life for almost 100 years, feeding families, preparing food for friends, preserving fresh produce and baking for loved ones everywhere. Now, this updated collection brings together more of their very best recipes in a handsome companion volume to the bestselling hardback Country Women's Association Classics. The recipes you will find inside are typical of the home-style cooking that's synonymous with the CWA: salads and soups; casseroles, pies and hearty bakes; puddings, cakes, biscuits and slices; pickles, chutneys, lemon butter and quince paste. This is simple yet wonderful food, as cooked by the nation's experts.
|Author||: Jennifer Koslo|
|Editor||: Rockridge Press|
Your lifestyle is your best defense against heart disease. With The Heart Healthy Cookbook for Two you'll both enjoy wholesome, nourishing meals specifically designed for optimal heart health. Following a heart healthy diet is just one of the aspects involved in caring for your heart. Yet, for many, it is the most stressful. But sticking to a healthy eating plan shouldn't mean agonizing over complicated recipes, enduring never-ending leftovers, or wasting ingredients and time. When cooking with heart health in mind, portion sizes are just as important as ingredients. Cardiac dietician and renowned nutrition expert Jennifer Koslo has mastered this dilemma to offer a comprehensive yet easy-to-follow heart healthy cookbook. Recipes intended for four to six can have unwanted consequences for both your wallet and your waistline, but The Heart Healthy Cookbook for Two leaves all of that behind and delivers perfectly portioned meals every single time. Whether you have a current heart condition or are working towards prevention, The Heart Healthy Cookbook for Two provides the help you need to get the results you want by offering: Perfect-for-two portions that help you say "goodbye" to the guesswork of halving recipes and confidently prepare quick, appropriately-portioned meals Clear explanations of what "heart healthy" really means so you learn what to eat and what to avoid 125 delicious, nutrient-rich recipes plus smart tips to make the best use of fresh ingredients A suggested four-week meal plan to get started right away Recipes designed for four to six can have unwanted consequences for both your wallet and your waistline. The Heart Healthy Cookbook for Two leaves all of that behind and delivers perfect portions every single time.
|Author||: Betty Friedan|
|Editor||: W. W. Norton & Company|
Released for the first time in paperback, this landmark social and political volume on feminism is credited with being responsible for raising awareness, liberating both sexes, and triggering major advances in the feminist movement. Reprint.
|Author||: Country Women's Association of NSW|
|Editor||: Allen & Unwin|
Following on from the hugely successful Country Women's Association of NSW Cookbook published in 2009, this volume presents another 285 treasured recipes from CWA members. Celebrating a long tradition of country cooking skills, the book features much-loved recipes for scones, cakes, biscuits, slices, soups, main courses, desserts, jams, confectionery and more. With a truly nostalgic feel, the book is nonetheless perfect for today's cooks, offering simple, reliable recipes for everything from morning tea to a hearty dinner.
|Author||: Sarah Carter|
|Editor||: Univ. of Manitoba Press|
Sarah Carter’s "Imperial Plots: Women, Land, and the Spadework of British Colonialism on the Canadian Prairies" examines the goals, aspirations, andchallenges met by women who sought land of their own. Supporters of British women homesteaders argued they would contribute to the “spade-work” of the Empire through their imperial plots, replacing foreign settlers and relieving Britain of its "surplus" women. Yet far into the twentieth century there was persistent opposition to the idea that women could or should farm: British women were to be exemplars of an idealized white femininity, not toiling in the fields. In Canada, heated debates about women farmers touched on issues of ethnicity, race, gender, class, and nation. Despite legal and cultural obstacles and discrimination, British women did acquire land as homesteaders, farmers, ranchers, and speculators on the Canadian prairies. They participated in the project of dispossessing Indigenous people. Their complicity was, however, ambiguous and restricted because they were excluded from the power and privileges of their male counterparts. Imperial Plots depicts the female farmers and ranchers of the prairies, from the Indigenous women agriculturalists of the Plains to the array of women who resolved to work on the land in the first decades of the twentieth century.
|Author||: Naomi Alderman|
|Editor||: Little, Brown|
What would happen if women suddenly possessed a fierce new power? "The Power is our era's The Handmaid's Tale." --Ron Charles, Washington Post **WINNER OF THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION** One of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of the YearOne of President Obama's favorite reads of the YearA Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year One of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of the YearAn NPR Best Book of the Year One of Entertainment Weekly's Ten Best Books of the Year A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the YearA Bustle Best Book of the Year A Paste Magazine Best Novel of the YearA New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceAn Amazon Best Book of the Year "Alderman's writing is beautiful, and her intelligence seems almost limitless. She also has a pitch-dark sense of humor that she wields perfectly." --Michael Schaub, NPR In THE POWER, the world is a recognizable place: there's a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. But then a vital new force takes root and flourishes, causing their lives to converge with devastating effect. Teenage girls now have immense physical power--they can cause agonizing pain and even death. And, with this small twist of nature, the world drastically resets. From award-winning author Naomi Alderman, THE POWER is speculative fiction at its most ambitious and provocative, at once taking us on a thrilling journey to an alternate reality, and exposing our own world in bold and surprising ways.
|Author||: J.L. Carr|
|Editor||: New York Review of Books|
In J. L. Carr’s deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War and a broken marriage, arrives in the remote Yorkshire village of Oxgodby where he is to restore a recently discovered medieval mural in the local church. Living in the bell tower, surrounded by the resplendent countryside of high summer, and laboring each day to uncover an anonymous painter’s depiction of the apocalypse, Birkin finds that he himself has been restored to a new, and hopeful, attachment to life. But summer ends, and with the work done, Birkin must leave. Now, long after, as he reflects on the passage of time and the power of art, he finds in his memories some consolation for all that has been lost.
|Author||: Country Women's Association NSW|
This irreplaceable collection of recipes, first compiled in 1937 by the Country Women's Association of NSW, have been enjoyed in homes around the country for more than 70 years. Updated for use in the modern kitchen, these delightful recipes traverse every aspect of the culinary world, from starters, appetisers and mains to delightful cakes, pastries and desserts, with special sections on home-made jams and preserves, pickles and chutneys, sweets, beverages and more. This book is an essential reference for every cook, offering helpful advice and handy hints that have stood the test of time, and a unique insight into the kitchens of the past. You will love this wonderful cookbook which has been inspiring Australian women for generations.
|Author||: Harper Lee|
|Editor||: Harper Collins|
Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American Read Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred One of the most cherished stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country. A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father—a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.
|Author||: Lizelle Bisschoff|
Until recently, the story of African film was marked by a series of truncated histories: many outstanding films from earlier decades were virtually inaccessible and thus often excluded from critical accounts. However, various conservation projects since the turn of the century have now begun to make many of these films available to critics and audiences in a way that was unimaginable just a decade ago. In this accessible and lively collection of essays, Lizelle Bisschoff and David Murphy draw together the best scholarship on the diverse and fragmented strands of African film history. Their volume recovers over 30 'lost' African classic films from 1920-2010 in order to provide a more complex genealogy and begin to trace new histories of African filmmaking: from 1920s Egyptian melodramas through lost gems from apartheid South Africa to neglected works by great Francophone directors, the full diversity of African cinema will be revealed.
|Author||: Thomas E. Ricks|
New York Times Bestseller Editors' Choice —New York Times Book Review "Ricks knocks it out of the park with this jewel of a book. On every page I learned something new. Read it every night if you want to restore your faith in our country." —James Mattis, General, U.S. Marines (ret.) & 26th Secretary of Defense The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a revelatory new book about the founding fathers, examining their educations and, in particular, their devotion to the ancient Greek and Roman classics—and how that influence would shape their ideals and the new American nation. On the morning after the 2016 presidential election, Thomas Ricks awoke with a few questions on his mind: What kind of nation did we now have? Is it what was designed or intended by the nation’s founders? Trying to get as close to the source as he could, Ricks decided to go back and read the philosophy and literature that shaped the founders’ thinking, and the letters they wrote to each other debating these crucial works—among them the Iliad, Plutarch’s Lives, and the works of Xenophon, Epicurus, Aristotle, Cato, and Cicero. For though much attention has been paid the influence of English political philosophers, like John Locke, closer to their own era, the founders were far more immersed in the literature of the ancient world. The first four American presidents came to their classical knowledge differently. Washington absorbed it mainly from the elite culture of his day; Adams from the laws and rhetoric of Rome; Jefferson immersed himself in classical philosophy, especially Epicureanism; and Madison, both a groundbreaking researcher and a deft politician, spent years studying the ancient world like a political scientist. Each of their experiences, and distinctive learning, played an essential role in the formation of the United States. In examining how and what they studied, looking at them in the unusual light of the classical world, Ricks is able to draw arresting and fresh portraits of men we thought we knew. First Principles follows these four members of the Revolutionary generation from their youths to their adult lives, as they grappled with questions of independence, and forming and keeping a new nation. In doing so, Ricks interprets not only the effect of the ancient world on each man, and how that shaped our constitution and government, but offers startling new insights into these legendary leaders.
|Author||: Edith Hall,Henry Stead|
A People’s History of Classics explores the influence of the classical past on the lives of working-class people, whose voices have been almost completely excluded from previous histories of classical scholarship and pedagogy, in Britain and Ireland from the late 17th to the early 20th century. This volume challenges the prevailing scholarly and public assumption that the intimate link between the exclusive intellectual culture of British elites and the study of the ancient Greeks and Romans and their languages meant that working-class culture was a ‘Classics-Free Zone’. Making use of diverse sources of information, both published and unpublished, in archives, museums and libraries across the United Kingdom and Ireland, Hall and Stead examine the working-class experience of classical culture from the Bill of Rights in 1689 to the outbreak of World War II. They analyse a huge volume of data, from individuals, groups, regions and activities, in a huge range of sources including memoirs, autobiographies, Trade Union collections, poetry, factory archives, artefacts and documents in regional museums. This allows a deeper understanding not only of the many examples of interaction with the Classics, but also what these cultural interactions signified to the working poor: from the promise of social advancement, to propaganda exploited by the elites, to covert and overt class war. A People’s History of Classics offers a fascinating and insightful exploration of the many and varied engagements with Greece and Rome among the working classes in Britain and Ireland, and is a must-read not only for classicists, but also for students of British and Irish social, intellectual and political history in this period. Further, it brings new historical depth and perspectives to public debates around the future of classical education, and should be read by anyone with an interest in educational policy in Britain today.
|Author||: Down to Earth Organic & Natural|
|Editor||: Balboa Press|
This cookbook contains forty vegetarian recipes, one for each year of the forty-year history of Down to Earth Organic & Natural. Down to Earth is Hawaii’s leading retailer of local, fresh, organic, and natural foods. The company is unique in that it has always been vegetarian, and it is one of only a few all-vegetarian stores in the nation. Many of the dishes in this collection are inspired by the most popular dishes from the company’s cooking classes and deli. It also contains recipes for particularly tasty dishes from the vast collection posted on the company’s website at www.downtoearth.org/recipes. All the recipes are home style and easy to make.
|Author||: Jennifer Lapidus|
"A highly curated collection of baking recipes from the top craft bakeries in the South that showcase the use of superior-tasting cold stone-milled flour and highlights the importance of baking with locally farmed ingredients "--
|Author||: Patricia Hill Collins|
In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, Patricia Hill Collins explores the words and ideas of Black feminist intellectuals as well as those African-American women outside academe. She provides an interpretive framework for the work of such prominent Black feminist thinkers as Angela Davis, bell hooks, Alice Walker, and Audre Lorde. The result is a superbly crafted book that provides the first synthetic overview of Black feminist thought.
|Author||: Nils Christie|
Crime Control As Industry, translated into many languages, is a modern classic of criminology and sociology. Nils Christie, one of the leading criminologists of his era, argues that crime control, rather than crime itself is the real danger for our future. Prison populations, especially in Russia and America, have grown at an increasingly rapid rate and show no signs of slowing. Christie argues that this vast and growing population is the equivalent of a modern gulag, run by a rapacious industry, both public and private, with vested interests in incarceration. Pain and confinement are products, like any other, with a potentially limitless supply of resources. Widely hailed as a classic account of crime and restorative justice Crime Control As Industry's prophetic insights and proposed solutions are essential reading for anyone interested in crime and the global penal system. This Routledge Classics edition includes a new foreword by David Garland.