Old Cooking Utensils by David J. Eveleigh
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Old Cooking Utensils
By David J. Eveleigh

Old Cooking Utensils

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Old Cooking Utensils by David J. Eveleigh

Book Description

How we equip and use our kitchen has changed irrevocably over the centuries and the twentieth century saw far-reaching technological and social changes make their mark; the kitchen fire, for many a century the focal point of the house, has given way to electricity and gas. David J. Eveleigh looks at the kitchen that centered on the open hearth or range and surveys the equipment used for storing and preserving, preparing, boiling, roasting and baking food. This is an intriguing topic, shedding light on how the routine of our lives can be influenced by new inventions and on how we are continuously driven to conceive of new technology in an attempt to ease life's chores.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780852638125
ISBN-10: 0852638124
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 149mm x 3mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 11-Aug-1986
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David J. Eveleigh

David J Eveleigh is Curator of Social History for the City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery at Blaise Castle House Museum. He has written several articles on aspects of social history as well as the Shire Albums Firegrates and Kitchen Ranges, The Victorian Farmer, Old Cooking Utensils and Brass and Brassware.

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