Harvey A. Levenstein, Revolution at the Table: The Transformation of the American Diet, Oxford University Press: 1988.
M.M. Manring, Slave in a Box: The Strange Career of Aunt Jemimah, University Press of Virginia: 1998.
James D. Norris, Advertising and the Transformation of American Society, 1865-1920, Greenwood Press: 1990.
Richard Ohmann, Selling Culture: Magazines, Markets, and Class at the Turn of the Century, Verso: 1996.
Ellen M. Plante, The American Kitchen 1700 to the Present, Facts On File, Inc.: 1995.
Waverly Root & Richard de Rochemont, Eating in America: A History, The Ecco Press: 1994.
Alan Trachtenberg, The Incorporation of America: Culture and Society in the Gilded Age, Hill and Wang: 1994.
Emergence of Advertising On-Line Project
More than 50,000 Harper's Weekly advertisements from 1857-1880
Making of America: A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction