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Restaurant republic : the rise of publicdining in Boston

Restaurant republic : the rise of publicdining in Boston

Author: Kelly Erby
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Quadrant book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Before the 1820s, the vast majority of Americans ate only at home. As the nation began to urbanize and industrialize, home and work became increasingly divided, resulting in new forms of commercial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Erby
ISBN: 0816691304 0816691312 9780816691302 9780816691319 9781452953342 1452953341
OCLC Number: 965141032
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 151 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Contents Introduction: Dining Out in Boston 1. Filet de Boeuf at the Tremont House: Luxury Hotel Dining Rooms 2. Bolted Beef and Bolted Pudding: Eating Houses 3. Charlotte Russe in the Afternoon: Elite Ladies' Eateries 4. Roast, Chop Suey, and Beer: Cafes Epilogue: Ice Cream at Howard Johnson's Acknowledgments Notes Index
Series Title: Quadrant book.
Responsibility: Kelly Erby.


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