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The turkey : an American story

Author: Andrew F Smith
Publisher: Chicago : University of Illinois Press, [2006] ©2006
Series: The food series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fondly remembered as the centerpiece of family Thanksgiving reunions, the turkey is a cultural symbol as well as a multi-billion dollar industry. As a bird, dinner, commodity, and national icon, the turkey has become as American as the bald eagle (with which it actually competed for supremacy on national insignias)._x000B__x000B_Food historian Andrew F. Smith's sweeping and multifaceted history of Meleagris  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
The turkey
(DLC) 2006022790
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Smith
ISBN: 9780252092428 0252092422 0252076877 9780252076879
OCLC Number: 811409101
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of Contents --
List of Recipes --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
PART 1: THE HISTORY OF THE TURKEY --
1. The Prehistoric Turkey; or, How the Turkey Conquered North America --
2. The Globe-trotting Turkey; or, How the Turkey Conquered Europe --
3. The English Turkey; or, How the Turkey Cooked the Christmas Goose --
4. The Call of the Wild Turkey; or, How the Wild Turkey Came to a Fowl Ending --
5. The Well-dressed Turkey; or, How the Turkey Trotted onto America's Table --
Illustrations follow page 66. 6. Hale's Turkey Tale or, The Invention of Turkey Day --
7. The Well-bred Turkey; or, How the Turkey Lost its Flavor --
8. The Industrialized Turkey; or, How the Turkey Became a Profit Center --
9. The Social Turkey; or, How the Turkey Became a Cultural Icon --
10. The American Turkey; or, How the Turkey Came Home to Roost --
PART 2: HISTORICAL RECIPES --
Notes --
Selected Bibliography and Resources --
Index --
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Series Title: The food series.
Responsibility: Andrew F. Smith.
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Fondly remembered as the centerpiece of family Thanksgiving reunions, the turkey is a cultural symbol as well as a multi-billion dollar industry. This book presents a multifaceted history of  Read more...

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"The Turkey pulls together an impressive array of historical sources into an engaging, in-depth survey of the natural, culinary and 'social' history of he turkey." Kathleen Curtin, author of Giving Read more...

 
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