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All stirred up : suffrage cookbooks, food, and the battle for women's right to vote

Author: Laura Kumin, (Food writer)
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Pegasus books editionView all editions and formats
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A look at how suffragettes brought their political messages into American homes through cookbooks that appealed to women in nonthreatening and accessible ways and ran counter to the militant and stern caricatures often associated with the movement.
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Genre/Form: Recipes
Cookbooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Kumin, (Food writer)
ISBN: 9781643134529 1643134523
OCLC Number: 1125351788
Description: xxxvii, 357 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Timeline --
Introduction --
The suffrage battle. Time travel: imagining the pre-suffrage world: breads, breakfast, and brunch Launching the campaign: appetizers, finger food, and beverages ; From Seneca Falls to the ballot box: soups and salads ; We can peel potatoes and fight for the vote, too! Suffrage strategies and battle tactics: meat and poultry --
Food for the suffrage legions. Revolution in the kitchen: fish and seafood ; Unique, yet connected: the suffrage cookbooks: rice, noodles, and vegetables ; Entertaining and eating, suffrage-style: condiments, pickles, and preserves --
Beyond suffrage. What suffrage means for us: desserts and other sweets.
Other Titles: Suffrage cookbooks, food, and the battle for women's right to vote
Responsibility: Laura Kumin.

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In honor of the centenary of the 19th amendment, a delectable new book that reveals a new side to the history of the suffrage movement.  Read more...

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"Part cookbook and part spirited history lesson, this book examines a little-known aspect of the women's suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Kumin makes some thorny history Read more...

 
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