Monthly Archives: January 2012

Meet my new friend, Meta

That’s Meta Given, author of the two-volume Modern Encyclopedia of Cooking: A modern cook book, complete in every detail, brings the latest developments in home economics into your kitchen for a simpler, better and richer life (J. G. Ferguson and … Continue reading

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The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young

The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution.  Beacon Press, 1999. In the last few years this book has become startlingly relevant, given the appropriation of the Tea Party by a vocal subset of right-wing activists.   Young … Continue reading

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