The Cooking of History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 344

The Cooking of History

Over a lifetime of studying Cuban Santería and other religions related to Orisha worship—a practice also found among the Yoruba in West Africa—Stephan Palmié has grown progressively uneasy with the assumptions inherent in the very term Afro-Cuban religion. In The Cooking of History he provides a comprehensive analysis of these assumptions, in the process offering an incisive critique both of the anthropology of religion and of scholarship on the cultural history of the Afro-Atlantic World. Understood largely through its rituals and ceremonies, Santería and related religions have been a challenge for anthropologists to link to a hypothetical African past. But, Palmié argues, precisely...

A History of Cooks and Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 388

A History of Cooks and Cooking

'Man is the cooking animal', said the biographer James Boswell. This sentiment is the foundation of a remarkable and innovative approach to human history by the Australian restauranteur and food critic, Michael Symons.

Food and Cooking in Victorian England
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 201

Food and Cooking in Victorian England

Provides a history of food and cooking in Victorian England, explaining how recipes reflected their writers' socioeconomic status, detailing the evolution of breakfast and lunch, and tracing the snob appeal of foods with French names.

History of American Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 188

History of American Cooking

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-01-09
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Ideal for American history and food history students as well as general readers, this book spans 500 years of cooking in what is now the United States, supplying recipes and covering the "how" and "why" of eating.

Cuisine and Empire
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 464

Cuisine and Empire

Cuisine and Empire shows how merchants, missionaries, and the military took cuisines over mountains, oceans, deserts, and across political frontiers. Laudan's innovative narrative treats cuisine, like language, clothing, or architecture, as something constructed by humans.

Appalachian Home Cooking
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 384

Appalachian Home Cooking

Mark F. Sohn's classic book, Mountain Country Cooking, was a James Beard Award nominee in 1997. In Appalachian Home Cooking, Sohn expands and improves upon his earlier work by using his extensive knowledge of cooking to uncover the romantic secrets of Appalachian food, both within and beyond the kitchen. Shedding new light on Appalachia's food, history, and culture, Sohn offers over eighty classic recipes, as well as photographs, poetry, mail-order sources, information on Appalachian food festivals, a glossary of Appalachian and cooking terms, menus for holidays and seasons, and lists of the top Appalachian foods. Appalachian Home Cooking celebrates mountain food at its best.

What's Cooking?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 88

What's Cooking?

A look at food in the United States from colonial times to the present, describing what we have eaten, where it came from, and how it reflected events in American history.

Cooking Up U.S. History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 203

Cooking Up U.S. History

Spice up your history classes with this fantastic resource! Organized in units that represent major periods of U.S. history and regions of the country, it contains all the ingredients you need to promote learning - recipes, readings, and resources. The classroom-tested recipes give young learners a new perspective on history; and the annotated resource lists and library links help them conduct research and learn more. Your students will delight in preparing their own porridge and pudding; making candles, soap, and ink; or trying out the pioneers' recipe for sourdough biscuits. A great complement to the social studies curriculum, this book can be used by teachers, students, and parents. Grades 1-8

Cooking Up World History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 237

Cooking Up World History

Gathers recipes from Africa, Australia, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Middle East, the Netherlands, South America, and Southeast Asia

Cooking Up U.S. History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 203

Cooking Up U.S. History

Spice up your history classes with this fantastic resource! Organized in units that represent major periods of U.S. history and regions of the country, it contains all the ingredients you need to promote learning - recipes, readings, and resources. The classroom-tested recipes give young learners a new perspective on history; and the annotated resource lists and library links help them conduct research and learn more. Your students will delight in preparing their own porridge and pudding; making candles, soap, and ink; or trying out the pioneers' recipe for sourdough biscuits. A great complement to the social studies curriculum, this book can be used by teachers, students, and parents. Grades 1-8