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xi, 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction : sensing food in the New Deal era
  • America eats : the making of a sensory archive
  • Romance of the homemade
  • Tasting place, sensing race
  • An American culinary heritage? Mexican food in the Southwest
  • A "well-filled melting pot"
  • Conclusion : how taste is made.
During the Depression, the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) dispatched scribes to sample the fare at group eating events like church dinners, political barbecues, and clambakes. Its America Eats project sought nothing less than to sample, and report upon, the tremendous range of foods eaten across the United States. Camille Begin shapes a cultural and sensory history of New Deal-era eating from the FWP archives. From "ravioli, the diminutive derbies of pastries, the crowns stuffed with a well-seasoned paste" to barbeque seasoning that integrated "salt, black pepper, dried red chili powder, garlic, oregano, cumin seed, and cayenne pepper" while "tomatoes, green chili peppers, onions, and olive oil made up the sauce", Begin describes in mouth-watering detail how Americans tasted their food. They did so in ways that varied, and varied widely, depending on race, ethnicity, class, and region. Begin explores how likes and dislikes, cravings and disgust operated within local sensory economies that she culls from the FWP's vivid descriptions, visual cues, culinary expectations, recipes and accounts of restaurant meals. She illustrates how nostalgia, prescriptive gender ideals, and racial stereotypes shaped how the FWP was able to frame regional food cultures as "American.".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780252081705 20160704
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x, 255 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction Chapter 1: Situating Moods - Aviation Enthusiasts and Fear Chapter 2: Anticipating New Weapons - Theorizing Aerial Warfare Chapter 3: "The Dew of Death" - Dueling Perspectives on Poison Gas Chapter 4: C.G. Grey and J.B.S. Haldane - Two Professional Men, Two Ideologies Chapter 5: The Psychology of the Terror Victim in the Spanish Civil War - Morale and Defiance Chapter 6: Criticism from the Left - Gas Masks, Refuge Rooms, and Deep Shelters Chapter 7: Terror From the Skies - Wartime and the Challenge to Civil Liberties Chapter 8: Britishness - Civilians on the Home Front and National Identity Chapter 9: Architecture and Idealism - The Finsbury Deep Shelter Project Chapter 10: Dissent, Patriotism and the Final Showdown Over Deep Shelter Policy Conclusions: Violence and Terror - Reflections on Perpetual Fears.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781780764184 20160612
In the first half of the 20th century the possibility of flight opened up entirely new avenues of thought and exploration. In the age of H.G. Wells and Biggles, the opening up of the air to balloons and planes- the Royal Flying Corps was founded in 1912 - appealed to concepts of courage and bravery which would be both encouraged and undermined by the experiences of World War I. The sky also held new terrors for everyday people who were now within reach of an airborne enemy- these fears included the possibilities of bombing, poison gas, surveillance and social contol. This duality of fear and enthusiasm drove the Air Raid Precaution movement, while vocal elements in the press and in parliament called for radical plans to cope with apocalyptic scenarios. Here, Michele Haapamaki charts the history of flight and of war in the air in the early twentieth century, addressing the key issues of interwar historiography such as patriotism, fear, masculinity and propaganda.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781780764184 20160612
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xiii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Einstein in Berlin
  • The Berlin apartments
  • Einstein's working places in Berlin
  • Homo politicus
  • Circle of friends and acquaintances.
Lured by a top academic position sponsored by the Prussian Academy of Sciences, Albert Einstein moved from Zurich to Berlin in 1914 and lived there until 1932, just weeks before Hitler became chancellor of Germany. During this fraught economic and political time, Einstein developed the general theory of relativity, gained worldwide fame, supported democratic, socialist, pacifist, and Zionist causes, and withstood the growing ire of ultranationalists. Naturally, he became entwined in a network of people and places throughout the city. With a foreword by Nobel Prize winner Walter Kohn, Einstein's Berlin combines narrative, maps, and period photographs to tell this story in the form of a sophisticated, annotated city guide, allowing readers and travelers to follow the physicist's footsteps throughout Berlin. Dieter Hoffmann conveys how Einstein's life and work were linked to the scientific and social life of the city and inspires the reader to explore the places where he made his mark.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421410401 20160612
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ii, 260 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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2, 3, 511, 26 p. ; 21 cm.
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3, 1, 2, 356 p. ; 21 cm.
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4, 1, 2, 140 p. ; 21 cm.
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3, 3, 144 p. / ; 21 cm.
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538 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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258 p. ; 23 cm.
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xii, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Back-to-the-land + urban plight part-time farming = New Deal subsistence homesteading
  • Organizing the Division of Subsistence Homesteads
  • The western projects of the Division of Subsistence Homesteads
  • The Phoenix homesteads
  • The El Monte and San Fernando homesteads
  • The Longview homesteads.
From 1933 to 1935, the federal government's Division of Subsistence Homesteads created thirty-four New Deal communities that sought to provide a healthier and more economically secure life for disadvantaged Americans. These settlements were designed to combine the benefits of rural and urban living by offering part-time farming, uplifting social functions, and inexpensive homes. Four were located in the West: in Phoenix, Arizona; El Monte and San Fernando, California; and Longview, Washington. Robert Carriker examines for the first time the intricate histories of these subsistence homestead projects, which have long been buried in bureaucratic records and clouded by misunderstanding, showing that in many ways they were among the agency's most successful efforts. He provides case studies of the projects, rescuing their obscure histories using archival documents and rare photographs. He also reveals the machinations of civic groups and private citizens across the West who jockeyed for access to the funds being allotted for New Deal community building. By describing what took place on these western homesteads, Carriker shows that the DSH's agenda was not as far-fetched as some have reported. The tendency to condemn the Division and its projects, he argues, has failed to appreciate the good that came from some of the individual homestead communities--particularly those in the Far West. Although overshadowed by the larger undertakings of the New Deal, some of these western communities remain thriving neighborhoods--living legacies to FDR's efforts that show how the country once chose to deal with economic hardship. Too often the DSH is noted for its failures; Carriker's study shows that its western homesteads were instead qualified accomplishments.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780816528202 20160604
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13. Chu shi Mosike ji [1946]

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5, 122 p. ; 20 cm.
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10, 90, [1] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
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15. Guo ji xin ju mian [1927]

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1, 1, 105, 4 p. ; 19 cm.
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1, 7, 344 p. ; 20 cm.
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3, 6, 383 p. ; 19 cm.
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18. Jin ri zhi Ou Zhou [1934]

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2, [3], 265 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
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69 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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6, 302 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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