The American Cookbook

A History

Fisher, Carol

Book - 2006
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
The American Cookbook
"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.

Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2006
ISBN: 0786423420
Branch Call Number: 641.5973 F532a 2006
Characteristics: ix, 260 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm


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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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