This Week’s New Books–Beggar Thy Neighbor and As American as Shoofly Pie

Beggar Thy Neighbor
Beggar Thy Neighbor: A History of Usury and Debt

Charles R. Geisst

400 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4462-5 | $39.95 | £26.00

From the Roman Empire to the most recent financial crisis, this comprehensive economic history examines humanity's attempts to curb the abuse of debt while reaping the benefits of credit. Read more . .

As American as Shoofly Pie
As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine

William Woys Weaver

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 59 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4479-3 | $34.95 | £23.00

Not for sale outside North America

Celebrated food historian and cookbook writer William Woys Weaver delves deeply into the history of Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine to sort fact from fiction in the foodlore of this unique American culture. Read more . . .

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