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Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America

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Sugar, pork, beer, corn, cider, scrapple, and hoppin' John all became staples in the diet of colonial America. The ways Americans cultivated and prepared food and the values they attributed to it played an important role in shaping the identity of the newborn nation. In A Revolution in Eating, James E. McWilliams presents a colorful and spirited tour of culinary attitudes, tastes, and techniques throughout colonial America. Confronted by strange new animals, plants, and landscapes, settlers in the colonies and West Indies ...

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0231129939

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9780231129930

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Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America
2007, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231129930

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A Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America
2005, Columbia University Press, New York

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