Was chosen as a theme for the 1996 Cultural Olympiad in Atlanta, Georgia, and interpreted in an extensive exhibition and commemorative edition of the book by the Tubman African-American Museum in Macon, Georgia. 2 MAMMY THE HAND THAT ROCKED THE SOUTH BY PATRICIA B. First-hand accounts of dedicated women who served and shaped families not their own, and at the same time anchored a wider culture.12 recipes, 78 research notes, 7 illustrations, 37 pages. Using primary source material, Patricia Mitchell.
Describes the role of Mammy her influence; the devotion often felt between this iconic figure and the family dependent upon her; her tasks; and some of her recipes. Moving accounts and poems, as well as reproductions of images of actual mammies, bring to life. Mammy: The Hand that Rocked the South. Abundant endnotes reveal Patricia's sources so that interested readers can delve even deeper into this fascinating topic.Some recipes in the book include Chicken Patties, Persimmon Cornbread, and Mammy Ellen's Spiced Ginger Cake. This stirring tribute is a worthwhile addition to the book collection of all those interested in the history of African-American culture and cuisine. 3 Plantation Row Slave Cabin Cooking : The Roots of Soul Food by Patricia B... Former slaves' first-hand accounts, many collected as part of the Federal Writers Project during the late 1930's, provide the foundation for a discussion of foods from slavery days. 23 recipes, 109 research notes, 37 pages. Plantation Row Slave Cabin Cooking. Explores the topic of slave food on Southern plantations. She also touches on the overall lifestyle of slaves, briefly discussing housing, amusements, religion, and clothing. The superior talent of black cooks is lauded. Whether making humble dishes in the slave cabin, or elegant fare for the mansion table, dark-skinned cooks welded the kitchen scepter with skill and creativity. Recipes for such fare as Hog Maw Salad, Limping Susan, Plantation Shortcake, and Molasses Taffy pepper the book. De eats wuz good as Aron Carter remembered. Such eats are The Roots of Soul Food. 109 endnotes will assist those who wish to learn more about the subject, and the first-person accounts in the text will be remembered and even read out loud to others. 4 CHRISTMAS SEASON DURING SLAVERY TIMES FROM SOME ONE WHO LIVED IT A selection of reminiscences by former slaves about Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year. Edited with an explanatory introduction by Patricia B. 73 research notes, 36 pages. Christmas Season During Slavery Times. Lifestyle history writer Patricia B. Compiles holiday memories of sixty-eight former slaves (plus one child of slaves). Included are recollections of holiday activities often joyful, sometimes stressful which occurred throughout the South. The quotations come from 1930's interviews conducted under the Federal Writers Project (FWP) as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
The text of the reminiscences is left in the approximately-phonetic dialects recorded by the Writers Project interviewers, with only minor clarifications. In addition to choosing and arranging the collection, editor Patricia Mitchell also provides an explanatory introduction. 73 end notes will assist those who wish to learn more from the original documents. The item "LOT OF 4 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORICAL COOKBOOKS BY PATRICIA B.MITCHELL" is in sale since Saturday, December 06, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Books". The seller is "mrbriscoe" and is located in North Augusta, South Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.