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The big oyster : history on the half shell

作者: Mark Kurlansky
出版商: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2006.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 英語 : 1st ed所有版本和格式的總覽
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Before New York City was the Big Apple, it could have been called the Big Oyster. Author Kurlansky tells the remarkable story of the oyster, whose influence on the great metropolis remains unparalleled. For centuries New York was famous for its oysters, Gotham's most celebrated export, a staple food for the wealthy, the poor, and tourists alike, and the primary natural defense against pollution for the city's  再讀一些...
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所有的作者/貢獻者: Mark Kurlansky
ISBN: 0345476387 9780345476388
OCLC系統控制編碼: 60550567
描述: xx, 307 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
内容: The beds of Eden --
A molluscular life --
The bivalvent Dung Hill --
The fecundity of Bivalvency --
A nice bed to visit --
Becoming the world's oyster --
Eggocentric New Yorkers --
The shells of sodom --
The crassostreasness of New Yorkers --
Making your own bed --
Ostreamaniacal behavior --
Ostracized in the golden age --
Enduring shellfishness.
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Before New York City was the Big Apple, it could have been called the Big Oyster. Author Kurlansky tells the remarkable story of the oyster, whose influence on the great metropolis remains unparalleled. For centuries New York was famous for its oysters, Gotham's most celebrated export, a staple food for the wealthy, the poor, and tourists alike, and the primary natural defense against pollution for the city's congested waterways. Filled with cultural, historical, and culinary insight, from the island hunting ground of the Lenape Indians to the death of the oyster beds and the rise of America's environmentalist movement, here are the stories behind Peter Stuyvesant's peg leg and Robert Fulton's "Folly"; the oyster merchant and pioneering African American leader Thomas Downing; the birth of the business lunch at Delmonico's; early feminist Fanny Fern, one of the highest-paid newspaper writers in the city; and even "Diamond" Jim Brady.--From publisher description.

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