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The Resource Food in the Civil War era : the North, edited by Helen Zoe Veit ; Erin Kirk, book design

Food in the Civil War era : the North, edited by Helen Zoe Veit ; Erin Kirk, book design

Label
Food in the Civil War era : the North
Title
Food in the Civil War era
Title remainder
the North
Statement of responsibility
edited by Helen Zoe Veit ; Erin Kirk, book design
Contributor
Book designer
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cookbooks offer a unique and valuable way to examine American life. Their lessons, however, are not always obvious. Direct references to the American Civil War were rare in cookbooks, even in those published right in the middle of it. In part, this is a reminder that lives went on and that dinner still appeared on most tables most nights, no matter how much the world was changing outside. But people accustomed to thinking of cookbooks as a source for recipes, and not much else, can be surprised by how much information they can reveal about the daily lives and ways of thinking of the people wh
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Cataloging source
COCUF
Dewey number
641.5973
Index
index present
LC call number
TX715
LC item number
.F684 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Veit, Helen Zoe
  • Kirk, Erin
Series statement
American Food in History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooking, American
  • Cooking, American
  • Cooking
  • Food
  • United States
  • Food
  • Cookbooks as Topic
  • American Civil War
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Cooking
  • Cooking, American
  • Food
  • Social aspects
  • United States
Label
Food in the Civil War era : the North, edited by Helen Zoe Veit ; Erin Kirk, book design
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feeding the North / by Kelly J. Sisson Lessens and Adam Arenson -- Seeing the Civil War era through its cookbooks: Mary Hooker Cornelius, The young housekeeper's friend (Boston : Taggard & Thompson, 1863); Mrs. S.G. Knight, Tit-bits, or, How to prepare a nice dish at a moderate expense (Boston : Crosby and Nichols, 1864); P.K.S., What to do with the cold mutton : a book of réchauffés, together with many other approved receipts for the kitchen of a gentleman of moderate income (New York : Bunce and Huntington, Publishers, 1865); Ann Howe, The American kitchen directory and housewife (Cincinnati : howe's Subscription Book Concern, 1868); What shall we eat? A manual for housekeepers, comprising a bill of fare for breakfast, dinner, and tea, for every day in the year (New York : G.P. Putnam & Son, 1868) -- Glossary of nineteenth-century cooking terms
Control code
980552209
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609174125
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xt043
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)980552209
Label
Food in the Civil War era : the North, edited by Helen Zoe Veit ; Erin Kirk, book design
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feeding the North / by Kelly J. Sisson Lessens and Adam Arenson -- Seeing the Civil War era through its cookbooks: Mary Hooker Cornelius, The young housekeeper's friend (Boston : Taggard & Thompson, 1863); Mrs. S.G. Knight, Tit-bits, or, How to prepare a nice dish at a moderate expense (Boston : Crosby and Nichols, 1864); P.K.S., What to do with the cold mutton : a book of réchauffés, together with many other approved receipts for the kitchen of a gentleman of moderate income (New York : Bunce and Huntington, Publishers, 1865); Ann Howe, The American kitchen directory and housewife (Cincinnati : howe's Subscription Book Concern, 1868); What shall we eat? A manual for housekeepers, comprising a bill of fare for breakfast, dinner, and tea, for every day in the year (New York : G.P. Putnam & Son, 1868) -- Glossary of nineteenth-century cooking terms
Control code
980552209
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609174125
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xt043
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)980552209

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