CULINARY EPHEMERA: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.
- Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2010).
- square 8vo.
- quarter cloth, illustrated paper-covered boards
- xiv, 299, (3) pages
- ISBN: 9780520259775
Price: $41.95 other currencies
Order Nr. 124636
A volume in the California Studies in Food and Culture series, Darra Goldstein, editor. Table of contents, preface, introduction, epilogue, acknowledgments, endnotes. bibliography, index. A colorful and analytical look at American culinary ephemera of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, revealing the history of food and food habits in America, along with stories of individuals and the culture at large. Many forms of printed material are represented, including packaging, labels, advertisements, menus, postcards, and even sheet music. Largely arranged by format, with special chapters devoted to themes such as diet and health, alcoholic beverages, and Americans abroad. Illustrated with 352 color images. List of other works in the series follows text.