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Fear of food : a history of why we worry about what we eat / Harvey Levenstein.

Levenstein, Harvey A., 1938- (Author). ProQuest (Firm) (Added Author).
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Subject: Food > United States > Psychological aspects.
Nutrition > United States > Psychological aspects.
Diet > United States.
Food preferences > United States.
Eating disorders > United States.
Phobias > United States.
Diet.
United States.
Food Preferences > psychology.
Food Industry.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Phobic Disorders.

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  • ISBN: 9780226473734 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0226473732 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Chicago ; The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.

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General Note: Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-207) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Germophobia -- Milk: "the most valuable and dangerous food" -- Autointoxication and its discontents -- Bacteria and beef -- "Lucrezia Borgias in the kitchen" -- Vitamania and its deficiencies -- "Hidden hunger" stalks the land -- Natural foods in Shangri-la -- Lipophobia -- Creating a national eating disorder.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
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