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California Studies in Food and Culture #8: Paradox of Plenty: A Social History of Eating in Modern Amer

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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.

Synopsis:

Revised edition of a classic that continues the story of eating in America and how Americans think about food; Paradox starts where Revolution at Table left off and takes the story right up to the present.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-338) and index.

About the Author

Harvey Levenstein is Professor Emeritus of History at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Among his books are Revolution at the Table: The Transformation of the American Diet (California, 2003), Seductive Journey: American Tourists in France from the Jefferson to the Jazz Age (1998), and Communism, Anticommunism and the CIO (1981).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520234406
Author:
Levenstein, Harvey
Publisher:
University of California Press
Location:
Berkeley
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Food habits
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Diet
Subject:
United States Social life and customs.
Subject:
Food habits -- United States -- History.
Subject:
History
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
California Studies in Food and Culture
Series Volume:
GTR-1348
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
13 b/w photographs, 3 line illustrations
Pages:
362
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 18 oz

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Product details 362 pages University of California Press - English 9780520234406 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Revised edition of a classic that continues the story of eating in America and how Americans think about food; Paradox starts where Revolution at Table left off and takes the story right up to the present.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-338) and index.
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