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Food chains : from farmyard to shopping cart
Belasco, Warren James.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2009]

Physical Description:
296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Making food chains : the book / How much depends on dinner? / Analyzing commodity chains : linkages or restraints? / Lard to lean : making the meat-type hog in post-World War II America / chicken, the factory farm, and the supermarket : the emergence of the modern poultry industry in Britain / Trading quality, producing value : crabmeat, HACCP, and global seafood trade / Anchovy sauce and pickled tripe : exporting civilized food in the colonial Atlantic world / What's left at the bottom of the glass : the quest for purity and the development of the American natural ice industry / Provisioning man's best friend : the early years of the American pet food industry, 1870-1942 / Empire of ice cream : how life became sweeter in the postwar Soviet Union / Eating Mexican in a global age : the politics and production of ethnic food / aristocracy of the market basket : self-service food shopping in the new South / Making markets Marxist? : the East European grocery store from rationing to rationality to rationalizations / Tools and spaces : food and cooking in working-class neighborhoods, 1880-1930 / Wheeling one's groceries around the store : the invention of the shopping cart, 1936-1953
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