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NEHA Volume 42: Op-Ed: The Influence of New Technologies Foods and Print Media on Local Material Culture Remains in Nineteenth-Century America by Marie-Lorraine Pipes and Meta F. Janowitz

Op-Ed: The Influence of New Technologies Foods and Print Media on Local Material Culture Remains in Nineteenth-Century America
by Marie-Lorraine Pipes and Meta F. Janowitz

This opinion piece is a brief discussion of documentary and graphic sources, such as cookbooks, works of fiction, advertisements, and genre paintings, available to archaeologists for use in interpreting food-related artifacts and faunal materials from 19th-century domestic deposits. At that time American society experienced a surge in print and visual media that shaped the consumption and preparation of new foods.

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