Food in the Civil War Era: The North

Professor Helen Veit has published an edited book called Food in the Civil War Era: The North. The book combines excerpts from five cookbooks from the Civil War era with essays from Veit and other historians, presenting a rich portrait of cooking and eating in the urban north of the 1860s United States. This book is the first volume in the new American Food in History series, with Michigan State University Press. Veit is the series editor.

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