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The American Cookbook

A History
Fisher, Carol (Book - 2006)
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
The American Cookbook
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"This book serves up the American cookbook as a tasty sampler of history, geography and culture, revealing the influence of political events (e.g. wartime rationing), social movements (temperance), and technological change (new packaging and cooking methods)"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Fisher, Carol, 1947-
Title: The American cookbook
a history
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2006
Characteristics: ix, 260 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Carol Fisher
Summary: "This book serves up the American cookbook as a tasty sampler of history, geography and culture, revealing the influence of political events (e.g. wartime rationing), social movements (temperance), and technological change (new packaging and cooking methods)"--Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0786423420
Branch Call Number: 641.5973 F532a 2006
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-251) and index
Subject Headings: Cooking United States History Cooking, American History
Topical Term: Cooking
Cooking, American
LCCN: 2006000673
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"Fisher chronicles the evolution of the American cookbook, both its contents and physical construction, from the first American cookbook in 1796 to 20th-century celebrity chef-penned titles." -Choice


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