Title Revolution At The Table: The Transformation Of The American Diet.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket and protective mylar covering. Good condition. Library discard.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Oxford University Press, New York: 1988.
0195043650 / 9780195043655
Seller ID 7460X1
Points out that the great American food revolution really occurred between the years 1880 and 1930. Focusing on this pivotal half-century, Levenstein provides a vivid account of the people and social forces that redirected the American diet, spiced with colorful portraits of the reformers, scientists, businessmen, faddists and hucksters who promoted or exploited the eating revolution. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Diet, Food Habits, Women, Vegetables, Change, Servants, Restaurant, Nutrition, Menus, Lunch, Infant Mortality, Food Processing, Faddists, Cookbooks, Coffee, Edward Atkinson, Mary Hinman Abel).