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California Studies in Food and Culture #8: Paradox of Plenty: A Social History of Eating in Modern Amerby Harvey Levenstein
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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.
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -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).
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