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A taste for war

the culinary history of the Blue and the Gray

by Davis, William C.

  • 189 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Cookery, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Messes -- History -- 19th century,
    • Confederate States of America -- Armed Forces -- Messes

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-216) and index.

      StatementWilliam C. Davis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE468.9 .D285 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 226 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3672504M
      ISBN 100811700186
      LC Control Number2003003849

      A taste for war: the culinary history of the blue and the gray. [William C Davis] -- "[This book] looks at what soldiers ate during the Civil War, where they got it, how they prepared it, and what they thought of it. Margaret Bourke-White was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet Industry, the first female war correspondent (and the first female permitted to work in combat zones) and the first female photographer for Henry Luce's Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover.4/5.

      In the prolific Prof. William C. Davis (Virginia Tech) took a break from his prodigious output of books dealing with the great issues, military campaigns, and figures of American history, to give us A Taste for War, which isnow available in a paperback edition. Get this from a library! A taste for war: the culinary history of the Blue and the Gray. [William C Davis] -- We know the uniforms they wore, the weapons they carried, and the battles they fought, but what did they eat and, of even greater curiosity, was it any good? Now, for the very first time, the food.

      If you have gone through Taste for Truth multiple times, I encourage you to consider adding this book this time around. There will be assignments included in the schedule for those wishing to do so. Renewing the Mind Challenge: This is a 12 week challenge to build . 43 Books About War Every Man Should Read. Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday. War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — individual men — often show the very best of themselves. War is often the result of greed, stupidity, or depravity.


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Leavened with first-person accounts of finding and preparing food, A Taste for War includes more than two hundred recipes drawn from soldiers’ letters and diaries and from the few cookery guides furnished them by their governments.

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Soldiers of the Civil War armies, many away from home and mothers' and wives' cooking for the first time, were thrown back on their own resources both to prepare their own meals and often to stock their larders. Leavened with first-person accounts of obtaining and preparing food, A Taste for War includes more than two hundred recipes drawn from soldiers’ letters and diaries and from the few cookery guides furnished them by their governments.

The recipes are adapted with instructions for modern preparation that allow readers to recreate the distinctive flavors and aromas of the Civil War.In the prolific Prof. William C. Davis   (Virginia Tech) took a break from his prodigious output of books dealing with the great issues, military campaigns, and figures of American history, to give us A Taste for War, which isnow available in a paperback edition.