How the Other Half Ate : A History of Working-Class Meals at the Turn of the CenturyMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (218 p.)ISBN: 9780520277588Subject(s): Food habits -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Food habits -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Working class -- United States -- Economic conditions | Working class -- United States -- Social conditions | Working class -- United States -- Social life and customsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How the Other Half Ate : A History of Working-Class Meals at the Turn of the CenturyDDC classification: 394.1 | 394.12 LOC classification: GT2853 .U5 T87 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1 The Problem of Food; 2 Factories, Railroads, and Rotary Eggbeaters: From Farm to Table; 3 Food and Cooking in the City; 4 Between Country and City: Food in Rural Mill Towns and Company Towns; 5 "A Woman's Work Is Never Done": Cooking, Class, and Women's Work; 6 What's for Dinner Tonight?; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; W
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, working-class Americans had eating habits that were distinctly shaped by jobs, families, neighborhoods, and the tools, utilities, and size of their kitchens-along with their cultural heritage. How the Other Half Ate is a deep exploration by historian and lecturer Katherine Turner that delivers an unprecedented and thoroughly researched study of the changing food landscape in American working-class families from industrialization through the 1950s.Relevant to readers across a range of disciplines-history, economics, sociology, urban studies,
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