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The Food of A Younger Land

A Portrait of American Food : Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, When the Nation's Food Was Seasonal, Regional, and Traditional : From the Lost WPA Files
(Book - 2009 )
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Using long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress, bestselling author Mark Kurlansky paints a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when planning and preparing meals.
Title: The food of a younger land
a portrait of American food : before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional : from the lost WPA files
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009
Characteristics: xviii, 397 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited and illustrated by Mark Kurlansky
Contents: The Northeast eats
The South eats
The Middle West eats
The Far West eats
The Southwest eats
Summary: Using long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress, bestselling author Mark Kurlansky paints a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when planning and preparing meals.
Additional Contributors: Kurlansky, Mark
United States
ISBN: 9781594488658
1594488657
Branch Call Number: 394.120973 F686 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 386-387) and index
Subject Headings: Cooking, American History Food habits United States History Cooking, American
Topical Term: Cooking, American
Food habits
Cooking, American
LCCN: 2009008100
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Using long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress, the author paints a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when planning and preparing meals.


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