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TASTE FOR WAR, A

Davis, William C.

Published by Stackpole Books, 2003
ISBN 10: 0811700186 / ISBN 13: 9780811700184
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Title: TASTE FOR WAR, A

Publisher: Stackpole Books

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First American Edition

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226pp Illus "The culinary history of the Blue and the Gray.". Bookseller Inventory # 28697

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Synopsis: 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 that fuelled the armies of the North and the South and the soldiers' opinions of it - ranging from the sublime to just slime - is front and centre in a biting, fascinating look at the Civil War as written by one of its most respected historians. There's even a comprehensive 'cookbook' of actual recipes included for those intrepid enough to try a taste of the Civil War.

About the Author: William C. Davis is director of programs for the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and professor of history at Virginia Tech. He is the author of more than 40 books on Civil War and Southern history, including Battle of Bull Run (0811702022), Orphan Brigade (081171182X), Duel between First Ironclads (0811705366), and Look Away!: A History of the Confederate States of America.

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