Crunch!: A History of the Great American Potato Chip
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BeschreibungThe potato chip has been one of America's favorite snacks since its accidental origin in a nineteenth-century kitchen. "Crunch! A History of the Great American Potato Chip" tells the story of this crispy, salty treat, from the early sales of locally made chips at corner groceries, county fairs, and cafes to the mass marketing and corporate consolidation of the modern snack food industry.
PortraitDirk Burhans grew up in the heart of traditional potato chip country in eastern Ohio. He is a past publisher of the magazine Greasy Spoon (previously known as Burger Boy) and has been a frequent contributor to many newspapers and magazines on the subjects of potato chips, soda pop, and hamburger chains. Burhans has a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Missouri and has worked as an avian ecologist, graphic artist, and part-time musician. He lives near Columbia, Missouri.
Untertitel: Br- /Special Ed. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WISCONSIN PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2008
Seitenanzahl: 203 Seiten