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

Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman, (electronic resource)

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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
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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
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman, (electronic resource)
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Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
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unknown
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Extent
viii, 356 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

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