The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America
Blowout Sale! Save 78% on the The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America by Oxford University Press at Translate This Blog. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The history of food and drink in America is an exciting tale of unexpected twists and turns that are even more amusing than the oft-repeated myths.
In 800 intriguing articles (from over 200 contributors), the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. In an A-Z format, this two-volume set details the regions, people, ingredients, foods, drinks, publications, advertising, companies, historical periods, and political and economic aspects pertinent to American cuisine. With contributions from academia, industry, and the culinary world, the Encyclopedia provides a far-ranging yet cohesive account of American history and culture from a gastronomic perspective.
From the extravagant feasts of Diamond Jim Brady in the Gilded Age to the fad diets and the health consciousness of today, the status and cultural significance of American food and rink has transformed throughout the years. With interesting anecdotes, informative sidebars, and generous bibliographies, the Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America will captivate readers--from scholars and food lovers everywhere--in this journey through American culinary history.
|Manufacturer:||Oxford University Press|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
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|Item Weight:||11.63 pounds|
|Item Size:||4.8 x 9.5 x 9.5 inches|
|Package Weight:||11.55 pounds|
|Package Size:||9.6 x 4.8 x 4.8 inches|