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Food in Colonial and Federal America

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ISBN-10: 0313329885

ISBN-13: 9780313329883

Edition: 2005

Authors: Sandra Oliver

List price: $63.00
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The success of the new settlements in what is now the United States depended on food. This book tells about the bounty that was here and how Europeans forged a society and culture, beginning with help from the Indians and eventually incorporating influences from African slaves. They developed regional food habits with the food they brought with them, what they found here, and what they traded for all around the globe. Their daily life is illuminated through descriptions of the typical meals, holidays, and special occasions, as well as their kitchens, cooking utensils, and cooking methods over an open hearth. Readers will also learn how they kept healthy and how their food choices reflected…    
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 10/30/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 248
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.62" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Following a successful career in media and industrial/commercial public relations, Dr. Sandra Oliver currently teaches and researches at Thames Valley University in London. She is founding editor of "Corporate Communications" journal and formerly served as chair of the International Public Relations Association.

Series Foreword
Food Preparation: Cooking and Cooks
Eating Habits
Concepts of Diet and Nutrition
Selected Bibliography