Nature's Perfect Food How Milk Became America's Drink

ISBN-10: 0814719384

ISBN-13: 9780814719381

Edition: 2001

Authors: E. Melanie DuPuis

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For over a century, America's nutrition authorities have heralded milk as nature's perfect food. More recently, vegans have portrayed milk as bad for humans. This book tells the story of how Americans came to drink milk.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 2/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Why Milk?
The Perfect Food Story
Why Not Mother? The Rise of Cow's Milk as Infant Food in Nineteenth-Century America
The Milk Question: Perfecting Food as Urban Reform
Perfect Food, Perfect Bodies
Perfect Farming: The Industrial Vision of Dairying
The Less Perfect Story: Diversity and Farming Strategies
Crisis: The "Border-Line" Problem
Alternative Visions of Dairying: Productivism and Producerism in New York, Wisconsin, and California
The End of Perfection
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