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Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Anne Meis Knupfer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In recent years, American shoppers have become more conscious of their food choices and have increasingly turned to CSAs, farmers' markets, organic foods in supermarkets, and to joining and forming ... More


Food Power: The Rise and Fall of the Postwar American Food System

Bryan L. McDonald

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600686
eISBN:
9780190600716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600686.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book brings together the history of food, agriculture, and foreign policy to explore the use of food to promote American national security and national interests. During the first three decades ... More


How the Other Half Ate: A History of Working-Class Meals at the Turn of the Century

Katherine Leonard Turner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277571
eISBN:
9780520957619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277571.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, working-class people’s food habits were shaped by their jobs; families; neighborhoods; the tools, utilities, and size of their kitchens; and ... More


Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Roger Horowitz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231158329
eISBN:
9780231540933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158329.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Kosher USA follows the fascinating journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system. It recounts how iconic products such as Coca-Cola and Jell-O tried to become kosher; the ... More


Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America

Mark Padoongpatt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293731
eISBN:
9780520966925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293731.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Flavors of Empire examines the rise of Thai food and the way it shaped the racial and ethnic contours of Thai American identity and community. Mark Padoongpatt makes use of original archival research ... More


Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon's Willamette Valley

Peter A. Kopp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520277472
eISBN:
9780520965058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277472.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the first half of the twentieth century, Oregon’s Willamette Valley became one of largest hop producers in the world. Hops, whose cones flavor and preserve beer, were a relatively new addition to ... More


Taste of Power: Food and American Identities

Katharina Vester

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284975
eISBN:
9780520960602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284975.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A Taste of Power is an investigation of the crucial role culinary texts and practices played in the making of cultural identities and social hierarchies since the founding of the United States. ... More


A Democratic Impulse

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the history of food politics and food cooperatives. Food co-ops are stores collectively owned by members who pool their resources and make decisions democratically ... More


The Age of the “Organic-Industrial Complex”

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter looks at food cooperatives that have been established in the last ten or so years. Among them are the Alberta Food Co-op, located in the renovated northeast neighborhood in ... More


Food Cooperatives before the Great Depression

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the practices and ideologies of food co-ops established prior to the Great Depression. Before the Civil War, most buying clubs and food co-ops were formed by workingmen's ... More


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