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Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman

Label
Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion
Title
Feast or famine
Title remainder
food and drink in American westward expansion
Statement of responsibility
Reginald Horsman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Drawing on the journals and correspondence of pioneers, Horsman examines more than a hundred years of history, recording components of the diets of various groups, including travelers, settlers, fur traders, soldiers, and miners. He discusses food-preparation techniques, including the development of canning, and foods common in different regions"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Horsman, Reginald
Dewey number
641.5978
Index
index present
LC call number
TX715.2.W47
LC item number
H67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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University of Missouri Press
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  • Drinking customs
  • Food habits
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Cooking, American
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
Label
Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Food in the forest -- Land of pork and corn -- Game on every side -- Meat and more meat -- Tortillas and frijoles -- On the Oregon Trail -- Water before every door -- By land and sea -- Food at the mines -- Rank and file -- Officers' wives -- Food on the run -- Ranch and chuck wagon -- Long horizons
Control code
182851106
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780826217899
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008015259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)182851106
Label
Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Food in the forest -- Land of pork and corn -- Game on every side -- Meat and more meat -- Tortillas and frijoles -- On the Oregon Trail -- Water before every door -- By land and sea -- Food at the mines -- Rank and file -- Officers' wives -- Food on the run -- Ranch and chuck wagon -- Long horizons
Control code
182851106
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780826217899
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008015259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)182851106

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