The Resource Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman

Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman

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Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion
Title
Feast or famine
Title remainder
food and drink in American westward expansion
Statement of responsibility
Reginald Horsman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Drawing on the journals and correspondence of pioneers, Horsman examines more than a hundred years of history, recording components of the diets of various groups, including travelers, settlers, fur traders, soldiers, and miners. He discusses food-preparation techniques, including the development of canning, and foods common in different regions"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horsman, Reginald
Dewey number
641.5978
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2853.U5
LC item number
H67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drinking customs
  • Food habits
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Cooking, American
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
Label
Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Food in the forest -- Land of pork and corn -- Game on every side -- Meat and more meat -- Tortillas and frijoles -- On the Oregon Trail -- Water before every door -- By land and sea -- Food at the mines -- Rank and file -- Officers' wives -- Food on the run -- Ranch and chuck wagon -- Long horizons
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 356 p.
Isbn
9780826217899
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008015259
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn182851106
  • (OCoLC)182851106
Label
Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Food in the forest -- Land of pork and corn -- Game on every side -- Meat and more meat -- Tortillas and frijoles -- On the Oregon Trail -- Water before every door -- By land and sea -- Food at the mines -- Rank and file -- Officers' wives -- Food on the run -- Ranch and chuck wagon -- Long horizons
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 356 p.
Isbn
9780826217899
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008015259
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn182851106
  • (OCoLC)182851106

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