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Smokelore : a short history of barbecue in America

Author: Jim Auchmutey
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Barbecue: It's America in a mouthful. The story of barbecue touches almost every aspect of our history. It involves indigenous culture, the colonial era, slavery, the Civil War, the settling of the West, the coming of immigrants, the Great Migration, the rise of the automobile, the expansion of suburbia, the rejiggering of gender roles. It encompasses every region and demographic group. It is entwined with our  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Auchmutey
ISBN: 9780820338415 0820338419
OCLC Number: 1055680355
Description: xi, 266 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The smoke of a distant shore --
The cradle --
Big feeds --
South by Southwest --
Pig sandwiches --
A moveable feast --
Backyard bliss --
The color of 'cue --
Of pits and poets --
Sauced --
Trophies as tall as steers --
A world of barbecue.
Responsibility: Jim Auchmutey.


Follows the delicious and contentious history of barbecue in America from the ox roast that celebrated the groundbreaking for the US Capitol building to the first barbecue launched into space almost  Read more...


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