Princeton University Library Catalog

The colonial kitchen : Australia, 1788-1901 / Charmaine O'Brien.

Author:
O'Brien, Charmaine [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xiv, 193 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
Historic kitchens
Summary note:
The Colonial Kitchen: Australia 1788-1901 explores the food and cookery of colonial Australians, challenging the prevailing stereotypes of them as dreadful cooks and uncouth eaters through a nuanced exploration of their kitchens, gardens and dining rooms, and the social and cultural systems that shaped their culinary practices.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-188) and index.
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The Land and Its People : Time and Place -- Food Production -- The Kitchen -- The Cook and the Help -- Colonial Manners at Table -- The Meal -- Colonial Cookery Books -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781442249813 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 1442249811 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • ((electronic))
LCCN:
2016028418
OCLC:
946160645
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