Skip to content

Food in the United States, 1820s-1890

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0313332452

ISBN-13: 9780313332456

Edition: 2006

Authors: Susan Williams

Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

The period from the 1820s to 1890 was one of invention, new trends, and growth in the American food culture. Inventions included the potato chip and Coca-Cola. Patents were taken out for the tin can, canning jars, and condensed milk. Vegetarianism was promulgated. Factories and mills such as Pillsbury came into being. This volume describes the beginnings of many familiar mainstays of our daily life and consumer culture. It chronicles the shift from farming to agribusiness. Cookbooks proliferated and readers will trace the modernization of cooking, from the hearth to the stove, and the availability of refrigeration. Regional foodways are covered, as are how various classes ate at home or…    
Customers also bought

Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 8/30/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Food preparation and cookery
Regional foodways in Victorian America
Eating habits
Concepts of diet and nutrition