All Stirred Up – Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle fo

All Stirred Up - Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle fo
All Stirred Up – Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women’s Right to Vote
epub | 14.82 MB | English | Author :Laura Kumin | B07ZHNJF94 | 2020 | Pegasus Books


Book Description :

In honor of the centenary of the 19th amendment, a delectable new book that reveals a new side to the history of the suf frage movement.
We all likely conjure up a similar image of the women’s suffrage movement: picket signs, red carnations, militant marches through the streets. But was it only these rallies that gained women the exposure and power that led them to the vote? Ever courageous and creative, suffragists also carried their radical message into America’s homes wrapped in food wisdom, through cookbooks, which ingenuously packaged political strategy into already existent social communities. These cookbooks gave suffragists a chance to reach out to women on their own terms, in nonthreatening and accessible ways. Cooking together, feeding people, and using social situations to put people at ease were pioneering grassroots tactics that leveraged the domestic knowledge these women already had, feeding spoonfuls of suffrage to communities through unexpected and unassuming…

Category : | Gastronomy History, Feminist Theory, Gastronomy Essays

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