Paradox of Plenty A Social History of Eating in Modern America

ISBN-10: 0520234405

ISBN-13: 9780520234406

Edition: 2003 (Revised)

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In this sweeping history of food and eating in modern America, Harvey Levenstein explores the social, economic, and political factors that have shaped the American diet since 1930.
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 5/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Prologue : depression paradoxes
Depression dieting and the vitamin gold rush
The great regression : the new woman goes home
From Burgoo to Howard Johnson's : eating out in depression America
One-third of a nation ill nourished?
Oh what a healthy war : nutrition for national defense
Food shortages for the people of plenty
The golden age of food processing : miracle whip uber Alles
The best-fed people the world has ever seen?
Cracks in the facade : 1958-1965
The politics of hunger
Nutritional terrorism
The politics of food
Natural foods and negative nutrition
Darling, where did you put the cardamom?
Fast foods and quick bucks
Paradoxes of plenty
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