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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    american, african, southern, many and black.
  • Our engine detects that in general the reviewers have a neutral sentiment.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there may be deception involved.
  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is low.
  • Our engine has analyzed and discovered that 72.0% of the reviews are reliable.
  • This product had a total of 132 reviews as of our last analysis date on Apr 2 2020.
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The stories are very interesting and a creative way to present recipes & understand the history

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More a history of Africa American cooks and early cookbook writers. Especially during 1960's n 70's.

Most authentic reviewquestion

This is NOT a cookbook, although there are a few recipes within. It's an anthology of cookbooks by African American authors. An...  Read More

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Thanks.


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    There may be the occasional picture of a recipe from a particular book, but know that this is a history of cookbooks, not a cookbook in itself.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Annotated bibliography does not do this book justice.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It is a history of african american cooking told through cookbooks.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Because southern food is often associated with african-american (who are often stereotyped as naturally gifted in food, but uncreative, and simple), poverty, and ill-health, the author was disinterested in her cultural cuisine.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The book:the jemima code: two centuries of african american cookbooks is an anthology that covers over one hundred books written by african-american women, on behalf of african-american (some cooks were illiterate), and some african-american men.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It is the most comprehensive book on cookbooks written by people of african descent written to date.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The book is broken into 13 parts:forward by john egertonforward by barbara haberintroduction19th century cookbooks - breaking a stereotype.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The cook book’s pages in question give the title, the author (or whoever on behalf of the author if they were illiterate), other details in italics (ex: chairman of ways and means department, new jersey state federation of colored women's clubs), where the books was published and how many pages.

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