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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)

Label
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
Action
digitized
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
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • 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, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
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
Control code
ocn603430758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 356 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826266361
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)603430758
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Feast or famine : food and drink in American westward expansion, Reginald Horsman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
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
Control code
ocn603430758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 356 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826266361
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)603430758
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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