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Food chains [electronic resource] : from farmyard to shopping cart / edited by Warren Belasco and Roger Horowitz.

Belasco, Warren James. (Added Author). Horowitz, Roger. (Added Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: Food industry and trade.
Food supply.
Food consumption.
Food > Marketing.
Consumers' preferences.

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  • Physical Description: 296 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-294).
Formatted Contents Note: Making food chains : the book / Roger Horowitz -- How much depends on dinner? / Warren Belasco -- Analyzing commodity chains : linkages or restraints? / Shane Hamilton -- Lard to lean : making the meat-type hog in post-World War II America / J. L. Anderson -- The chicken, the factory farm, and the supermarket : the emergence of the modern poultry industry in Britain / Andrew C. Godley, Bridget Williams -- Trading quality, producing value : crabmeat, HACCP, and global seafood trade / Kelly Feltault -- Anchovy sauce and pickled tripe : exporting civilized food in the colonial Atlantic world / Richard R. Wilk -- What's left at the bottom of the glass : the quest for purity and the development of the American natural ice industry / Jonathan Rees -- Provisioning man's best friend : the early years of the American pet food industry, 1870-1942 / Katherine C. Grier -- Empire of ice cream : how life became sweeter in the postwar Soviet Union / Jenny Leigh Smith -- Eating Mexican in a global age : the politics and production of ethnic food / Jeffrey M. Pilcher -- The aristocracy of the market basket : self-service food shopping in the new South / Lisa C. Tolbert -- Making markets Marxist? : the East European grocery store from rationing to rationality to rationalizations / Patrick Hyder Patterson -- Tools and spaces : food and cooking in working-class neighborhoods, 1880-1930 / Katherine Leonard Turner -- Wheeling one's groceries around the store : the invention of the shopping cart, 1936-1953 / Catherine Grandclément.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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