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Midwest maize : how corn shaped the U.S. heartland / Cynthia Clampitt.

Author/Creator:
Clampitt, Cynthia.
Other Title:
How corn shaped the U.S. heartland
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2015.
Series:
Heartland foodways.
Heartland foodways
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Corn -- Middle West.
Corn -- Middle West -- History.
Corn
Middle West
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
From Oaxaca to the world, or how maize became corn
Out of one, many: the unity and diversity of corn
Birth of the Midwest and the corn belt
Cities, transportation, and booming business
Sow, hoe, harvest
From field to table
Hooves, feathers, and invisible corn
Popcorn: America's snack
Transformations
Embracing change
and questioning change
Celebrating corn
Living with corn: early 1800s to early 1900s
Living with corn: early 1900s to present
Eating corn: recipes and histories
Questions, issues, and hopes for the future.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780252038914 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252038916 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252080579 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252080572 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780252096877 (ebook)
0252096878 (ebook)
OCLC:
884665169
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