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Big Oyster: A Molluscular History of New York New edition [Pehme köide]

  • Formaat: Paperback / softback, 336 pages, kõrgus x laius x paksus: 198x129x21 mm, kaal: 234 g
  • Ilmumisaeg: 05-Apr-2007
  • Kirjastus: Vintage
  • ISBN-10: 0099477599
  • ISBN-13: 9780099477594
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  • Formaat: Paperback / softback, 336 pages, kõrgus x laius x paksus: 198x129x21 mm, kaal: 234 g
  • Ilmumisaeg: 05-Apr-2007
  • Kirjastus: Vintage
  • ISBN-10: 0099477599
  • ISBN-13: 9780099477594
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When Peter Minuit bought Manhattan for $24 in 1626 he showed his shrewdness by also buying the oyster beds off tiny, nearby Oyster Island, renamed Ellis Island in 1770. From the Minuit purchase until pollution finally destroyed the beds in the 1920s, New York was a city known for its oysters, especially in the late 1800s, when Europe and America enjoyed a decades-long oyster craze. In a dubious endorsement, William Makepeace Thackeray said that eating a New York oyster was like eating a baby. Travellers to New York were also keen to experience the famous New York oyster houses. While some were known for their elegance, due to a longstanding belief in the aphrodisiac quality of oysters, they were often associated with prostitution. In 1842, when the novelist Charles Dickens arrived in New York, he could not conceal his eagerness to find and experience the fabled oyster cellars of New York City's slums. The Big Oyster is the story of a city and of an international trade.Filled with cultural, social and culinary insight - as well as recipes, maps, drawings and photographs - this is history at its most engrossing, entertaining and delicious.

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Packed with interest * Independent * Fascinating... Kurlansky's portrait of that vanished age is absolutely engrossing -- Philip Hoare * Sunday Telegraph * A unique perspective -- Killian Fox * Observer * A diligent researcher and a terrific storyteller...quirky, engrossing narrative -- Jackie McGlone * Herald * Kurlansky's great ability is to chose a single element as a prism through which to view the development or degeneration of culture; in this book he takes his readers from the 16th century to the present day, encompassing biology, commerce, the politics of race, history, literature, and, of course, gourmandise -- Erica Wagner * The Times *

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From the bestselling author of Salt and Cod comes a fascinating history of New York and the oyster - its influence on four centuries of cultural, economic, and culinary trends - with recipes throughout
Map
xii
Preface: The Hard Shell of the City xv
Prologue: A Good Time Coming xix
PART ONE The Beds of Eden
Chapter One A Molluscular Life
3(17)
Chapter Two The Bivalvent Dung Hill
20(26)
Chapter Three The Fecundity of Bivalvency
46(12)
Chapter Four A Nice Bed to Visit
58(30)
Chapter Five Becoming the World's Oyster
88(26)
Chapter Six Eggocentric New Yorkers
114(29)
PART TWO The Shells of Sodom
Chapter Seven The Crassostreasness of New Yorkers
143(29)
Chapter Eight Making Your Own Bed
172(26)
Chapter Nine Ostreamaniacal Behavior
198(46)
Chapter Ten Ostracized in the Golden Age
244(23)
Epilogue: Enduring Shellfishness 267(14)
Acknowledgments 281(2)
Bibliography 283(12)
Index of Recipes 295(2)
Index 297
Mark Kurlansky is the author of Cod: a Biography of the Fish that Changed the World (winner of the Glenfiddich Award for the Best Food Book in 1997), The Basque History of the World, Salt: A World History and Choice Cuts: A Miscellany of Food Writing. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.

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