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Manly meals and mom's home cooking : cookbooks and gender in modern America / Jessamyn Neuhaus.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Neuhaus, Jessamyn.
Publication
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press
Contents
Part 1: "A most enchanting occupation": Cookbooks in early and modern America, 1796-1941 -- From family receipts to Fannie Farmer: cookbooks in the United States, 1796-1920 -- Recipes for a new era: food trends, consumerism, cooks and cookbooks -- "Cooking is Fun": Women's home cookery as art, science and necessity -- Ladylike lunches and manly meals: the gendering of food and cooking -- Part 2: "You are first and foremost homemakers": Cookbooks and the second World War -- Lime loaf and butter stretchers -- "Ways and means for war day": The cookbook-scrapbook compiled by Maude Reid -- "The hand that cuts the ration coupon may win the war": Women's home-cooked patriotism -- Part 3: The cooking mystique: Cookbooks and gender, 1945-1963 -- The Betty Crocker era -- "King of the kitchen": Food and cookery instruction for men -- The most important meal: Women's home cooking, domestic ideology, and cookbooks -- "A necessary bore": Contradictions in the cooking mystique.
Date
2003.
Description
x, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-310) and index.
ISBN
0801871255 (hardcover)
GUSN
146563
Call Number
Coll. TX714.N52 2003
Descriptive terms
Cookery.
Kookboeken.
Places
7.150.

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