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Author Lobel, Cindy R.
Title Urban appetites : food and culture in nineteenth-century New York / Cindy R. Lobel.
Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
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Description ix, 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Historical studies of urban America
Historical studies of urban America.
Contents "Convenient to the New York market": feeding New York City in the early national period, 1786-1830 -- "The glory of a plenteous land": the transformation of New York's food supply 1825-1865 -- "Monuments of municipal malfeasance": the flip side of dietary abundance, 1825-1865 -- "To see and be seen": restaurants and public culture, 1825-1865 -- "No place more attractive than home": domesticity and consumerism, 1830-1880 -- "The empire of gastronomy": New York and the world, 1850-1890 -- Conclusion: from the Broadway shambles to New Amsterdam market.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Food -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Food industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Food consumption -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Food supply -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Food habits -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Added Title Food and culture in nineteenth-century New York
ISBN 9780226128757 (cloth : alk. paper)
022612875X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226128894 (e-book)