The Jemima code : two centuries of African American cookbooks / Toni Tipton-Martin ; forewords by John Egerton and Barbara Haber .
- First edition.
- Austin : University of Texas Press, .
xv, , 246 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
- Cookbooks -- United States -- History.
African American cooks -- Biography.
Cooks -- United States -- Biography.
African American cooking -- History.
African Americans -- Food -- History.
African American cooks -- History.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Texas Austin.
- Foreword. A gallery of great cooks / John Egerton
Foreword. Why cookbooks matter / Barbara Haber
Nineteenth-Century Cookbooks. Breaking a stereotype
1900-1925 Surviving Mammyism. Cooking lessons for work and home
1926-1950 The Servant Problem. Dual messages
1951-1960 Lifting as We Climb. Tea cakes, finger sandwiches, community service, and civil rights
1961-1970 Soul Food. Mama's cooking leaves home for the city
1971-1980 Simple Pleasures. A soul food revival
1981-1990 Mammy's Makeover. The ever useful life
1991-2011 Sweet to the Soul. The hope of Jemima.
- "First edition, 2015."
"Design by Lindsay Starr."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-233) and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has color illustration of Aunt Jemima and her various images laid in.
- Penn Provenance:
- Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Starr, Lindsay, designer.
Egerton, John, writer of foreword.
Haber, Barbara, writer of foreword.
University of Texas Press, publisher.
Class of 1953 Fund.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Cookbooks (University of Pennsylvania)
- 9780292745483 (cloth) :
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