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A series of fascinating chapters analyze cookery books through the ages. From the convenience-food cookbooks of the 1950s, to the 1980s rise in 'white trash' cookbooks, and the surprise success of the Two Fat Ladies books from the 1990s, leading author Sherrie Inness discusses how women have used such books over the years to protest social norms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403970084
ISBN-10: 1403970084
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 255
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 10-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sherrie A. Inness

SHERRIE A. INNESS is Professor of English with joint appointments in American Studies, History and Women's Studies at Miami University, USA. She is the author/editor of over a dozen books including Action Chicks (Palgrave Macmillan 2004), Disco Divas, Delinquents and Debutantes and Kitchen Culture in America. She was the keynote speaker at Barnard's Annual Conference on Women and Media in 2004.

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