The American Cookbook

The American Cookbook

A History

Book - 2006
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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.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2006
ISBN: 9780786423422
0786423420
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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