Urban Appetites: Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York

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Cindy Lobel s "Urban Appetities" explores the coevolution of New York City, its politics, and its foodways. Between 1800 and 1890, New York grew from a seaport town with 60,000 residentswhose food came from local farms, waters, and forestsinto a city of 6,000,000, served by an elaborate army of food-sector workers, including regional dairymen and truck farmers, western ranchers, and farmers in the South, the Caribbean, and the Mediterranean. New York became abundant with food and restaurants as never before. Yet its food ...

Urban Appetites: Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York 2015, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226322674

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Urban Appetites: Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York 2014, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226128757

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